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I’m prepping for a Bain & Company interview - need some help from Bainies What makes Bain stand out from McK and BCG? Why would an applicant choose Bain over the others? Any specific comparative advantages?

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The others can be a real bain in the ass

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As @B1 said , Bain is second to now in PE - so you could bring up access to that if it interests. I’d also say that Bain is known to have a more supportive culture, the old “a bainie never lets another bainie fail”, “one team” etc. That’s a universally good reason to give I think.

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Nothing. "Why x company?" is a dumb question.

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PE group

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Culture

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