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I have my first round interview (phone case) with McKinsey tomorrow. Any tips on what to expect with the phone case? Will there be an introduction (elevator pitch + why McKinsey?) or will they jump straight into the case? It’s only 30 mins.

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Mine was very similar to the ones on the website with framework + math + brainstorm questions. No surprises nor odd balls but be ready to have a non conventional case/industry (mine was a NPO case)


Thanks for the insight!

Straight into the case, no chit chat.
My advice - be extremely clear in your communication, there will be 0 visual cues for the interviewer.


Good luck!

How long was it ago that you’ve applied

~3 weeks. But had a recruiter reach out to me directly on linked in, had a convo, then applied.

They will go straight to the case, just had mine last Friday

Mine was really straight forward, no odd balls. Good luck!!!


Case only

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