Anyone have experienced bcg cases with extremely difficult math? I got a mock bcg case (real case) and the math was super difficult so trying to gauge if it was a one off experience

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Hard to tell unless we see the case. Difficulty is subjective to each person. My guess without data is yes but unlikely. I thought all the quant from my BCG cases were okay but others I practiced with would label as super tough

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Gotcha! The calculation were difficult because they required industry knowledge (eg understanding profits for a bank) which completely took me off guard (all my R1 interviews were super straightforward math)

Yeah I had a first round interview with crazy hard math, i did not think it went well in the interview (took it very slowly and wrote everything out) but apparently that was kind of the point

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