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For MBB folks, what are interviews like for lateral moves? Currently S&O SM thinking about switching to MBB, and wanting to understand how the process differs than interviews during bschool.

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I was a lateral. It was exactly the same. Two rounds, two cases each round. With the final round including a written case.

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Lateral PL hire here. Round 1: two interviews Round 2: three interviews Each interview included a case All five interviews were with partners

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Heard it's exactly the same

Still have to case. Much more talk about industry specific experience and hard transferable skills. Rare to lateral as a pure generalist. What's your niche?

Lots in Ops. Less time in others -- pricing, M&A, corp strategy

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