Those who have succeeded in both T2 interviews and MBB interviews. Did you find the MBB interviews much harder or different at all?

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I did both. I found that the cases are not harder but the bar is significantly higher at MBB

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Been through Deloitte and (more recently) BCG processes. Found that my Deloitte cases more or less matched BCG round 1. They were structured, not too difficult, mix of qual / quant.

The big difference was in BCG rd 2 where I interviewed with senior partners. These cases were way less structured and they pushed back on my answers way more. Overall, I just wanted to tap out and quit halfway through my round 2 interviews cause I thought they were going so badly, lol.

Afterward I found out that is a pretty typical sort of experience. So if you find yourself in a similar situation - just keep going, you might be doing really well!!

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Currently going for the final round in Bain and OW, got an offer from BCG as associate. Only took Oliver + all MBB

Tbh no, I didn't find any significant difference btw the difficulty of the interviews itself. Sure there are differences, the first round at Oliver, one of the cases was a simple quantitative case, but so did at Bain.

I found much harder the McKinsey Imbellus test tbh. Not harder per se, but already took the test 4 times ( 1 as summer, 2 as intern and last one as BA), but never managed to pass it. Whish the PST was back, or I could use my Gmat result to skip this stupid game :(

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The first step for Brazilian's office consist of the game + CV screening.

Talked with a lot of friends at McK, and everyone cleared my CV, so..

Clarification, got the BCG offer. So just keep pushing in those situations and it might work out well!

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MBB cases are slightly harder but your performance has to be flawless/above and beyond.

T2 you could get away with less creativity so long as you “got the answer right”.

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This is so wrong. Got an offer from BCG and didn't "get the answer right". One of Oliver's 1st round case was harder than any BCG cases (and Bain 1st's too).

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Another thing to be aware of is that a lot of the T2 don’t do traditional case studies anymore (at least in the U.K.) which makes it easier. I had interviews at all the T2 when I was applying out of undergrad. and Monitor Deloitte had a group case, Strategy& had a written case and a market sizing and EY Parthenon had a very simple case study too.

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