Has anyone been rejected after first round of two interviews despite passing the HR screening and initial phone case assessment (MAC) at McKinsey & Company? If so, did you reapply? How long did you have to wait? Is the recruiting process the same as the first time?

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Wait a year or at least 6 months
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Thanks! Did you go through it twice?

How was your initial phone case like?

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