Category: BCG

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BCG’s Online Case

The recruiting process of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is one of the toughest in the industry. Only 1-3% of applicants land a consulting job offer with the firm. The first hurdle that aspiring BCG consultants need to take is the Online Case or Potential Test as it is sometimes called. The test assesses the…
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The life of a BCG consultant in Germany

With this series, we want to give you insights into how the consulting roles differ across firms and geographies. We reach into our network to talk to people from the McKinseys, BCGs, and Bains of this world and get their perspective on their jobs and the industry. If you have any requests for particular firms…
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How to interpret charts and data in case interviews

It is almost guaranteed that during case interviews with McKinsey, BCG, or Bain, you will be handed one or more charts or data tables containing valuable information for the problem solving process and your recommendation in the end. Charts visually represent data in the form of points, bubbles, lines, bars, and pies amongst others. Tables…
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How to recover from mistakes in case interviews

No candidate is perfect. McKinsey, BCG, and Bain know this. Hence, making a mistake during a case interview should not be a definite deal breaker to land a top-tier strategy consulting offer unless It happens more frequently within one case You mess up throughout several cases on the interview day One mistakes triggers a chain-reaction…
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Case interview math: the ultimate guide

You cannot get around it. In 70% of consulting case interviews, candidates need to demonstrate the ability to handle numerical problems confidently. For top-tier firms such as McKinsey, BCG, and Bain this probability is close to 100%: the more prestigious, the more likely that you will have to handle quantitative problems during their cases. For…
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2020 consulting salaries: how much top management consultants earn

Introduction Salary discussions are very important for most applicants at McKinsey, BCG, and Bain after having invested significant amounts of money and time into their prestigious education. In this article, we want to give you an insight into how much money you can expect and how your salary will progress as you move up the…
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The big 3 consulting firms: why McKinsey, BCG, and Bain are the most prestigious

There are hundreds of management consulting firms. However, at the top three players compete for the crown. McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and Bain & Company are universally acclaimed as the top firms in the consulting universe. In this article, we want to look into why the 3 top-tier strategy consulting firms outshine…
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