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BCG 🐠 I am interviewing in your Boston office later this week. Should I wear a tie? My gut reaction says yes, but I watched bunch of videos of your partners, etc and I rarely see them wear ties.

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Yes you should wear a tie, but don’t be surprised if your interviewer doesn’t .

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No tie, just a layer of thick skin mixed with arrogance and you’ll be golden!

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I thought Patagonia vest was the bcg uniform?

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Wear a tie and a suit. You want to look clean, but not draw attention to your attire: so nothing loud. And the office culture is such that everyone wears shirt + blazer with no tie (and jeans and such on Fridays) so yes, your interviewer may be in more relaxed attire than you are. But it's important for us to know that you can suit up for a C-suite meeting, so almost everyone will expect interviewees to wear a suit and look polished. Good luck!

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^ you're thinking of Bain. I wore a tie for first round (on campus), but skipped out for final rounds. Don't think it matters either way. Sounds like you'll have less anxiety about just wearing one though.

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Just wear one

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Wear a tie it’s pretty normal for interviewees. Once you get here though it’s very rare outside of FS and the odd board meeting to wear one

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Interviews are business professional

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Wear a suit and tie. Full business attire for interviews. Anything else at least raises eyebrows even if it doesn’t really drive your performance

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Good luck!

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Thanks for all your replies BCG 🐠 !!!

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Dress for the job you want, not the job you have

OP what firm are you going into BCG from? Wondering what the Manager and Senior Manager equivalent at BCG is

Project Leader and Principal. If you don’t have significant time in role though, it’s common to take a step back when you lateral. This is to your benefit though, as you only really have 18-24 months to be promotion ready and it gives you more runway

Thanks. Is it normal for a Deloitte Manager up for promotion to Senior Manager come in at the Senior Associate level?

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