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post #31 of 53
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In my experience, BCG does not do pressure interviews. They use recent cases that the interviewer has done.

BCG interviewers write their own cases, almost always based on prior casework.
post #32 of 53
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BCG interviewers write their own cases, almost always based on prior casework.

Correct.
post #33 of 53
Not a consultant but did interview with BCG / Bain. I'd read one of the interview prep books and try to adhere to one of the commonly-used processes.
post #34 of 53
Man this shit sounds like Alice in Wonderland. When do they give you the Excel and Powerpoint test?
post #35 of 53
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BCG interviewers write their own cases, almost always based on prior casework.

Correct. My mentor is a former BCG leader.
post #36 of 53
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Man this shit sounds like Alice in Wonderland. When do they give you the Excel and Powerpoint test?
There is no Excel/PPT test. You learn best practices there on the job. There is some basic training (at McKinsey it is called Basic Consultant Readiness-BCR). It's not about the apps anyway. It is about problem solving, research, analysis and distilling results into meaningful charts.
post #37 of 53
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I am now an entry-level management consultant
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I am now an entry-level management consultant

Congratulations!

Where did you land?
post #39 of 53
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I am now an entry-level management consultant

congrats man. im gonna be starting my quest for entry level MC soon
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Congratulations!

Where did you land?

Thanks!

It's not MBB, but an internal corporate strategy group for a major financial services firm
post #41 of 53
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Thanks!

It's not MBB, but an internal corporate strategy group for a major financial services firm

That can be interesting as well.
post #42 of 53
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Thanks!

It's not MBB, but an internal corporate strategy group for a major financial services firm

Congrats! I haven't been in here much of late. PM'ed.
post #43 of 53
Hey congrats GreenFrog. If you don't mind, I'd like to piggyback on your thread because it seems like there are some knowledgeable folks in this thread. I'm also an incoming management consultant (starting early fall) and was hoping the wise men in here might share their wisdom and give a few words of advice. Cheers
post #44 of 53
Had decision round. Two went well enough but flubbed the third on some relatively easy calculation. A result I will ascribe to low blood sugar and the distress of having forgotten collar stays

Oh well. I guess I'll find out soon enough how it all balances out.
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Had decision round. Two went well enough but flubbed the third on some relatively easy calculation. A result I will ascribe to low blood sugar and the distress of having forgotten collar stays

Oh well. I guess I'll find out soon enough how it all balances out.

Good luck! As long as you only flubbed on a calculation, you should be fine I think. Did you network with any members in the group?

It really helped that there were a couple of alumni within my firm that I spoke to before my interviews. During the final round, I name dropped all of them and the interviewers wrote down their names. I'm sure that helped a lot.
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