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BCG one-way video interview

The BCG one-way video interview is a new element in the BCG recruiting format. It has been developed with Spark Hire, who is also responsible for administering the interview. In this article, we discuss 3 things: Everything that is known about the format of the BCG one-way video What questions you have to expect and…
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BCG Pymetrics Test: all you need to know

The BCG Pymetrics Test is a new online assessment developed by BCG and Pymetrics, used to evaluate potential consultants in their recruiting process. With the introduction of this game, BCG is in good company. A year ago, rival firm McKinsey officially launched its McKinsey Problem Solving Game, a fully digital initial assessment of its candidates…
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BCG’s Online Case and Chatbot Interview

The BCG Online Case or Chatbot Interview are essential parts of the BCG recruiting process. Getting into 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 after the application screening that aspiring BCG consultants need to…
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The life of a BCG consultant in Germany

The consulting interview series 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…
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How to interpret charts and data in case interviews

90% of consulting case interviews will have you interpret charts and data or 100% of top-tier firm interviews such as McKinsey, BCG, and Bain. Charts and exhibits in consulting case interviews Charts visually represent data in the form of points, bubbles, lines, bars, and pies amongst others. Tables contain data in an organized manner. Using…
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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 mistake triggers a chain-reaction of…
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Case interview math: the insider guide

Aspiring consultants at McKinsey, BCG, and Bain or any of the Big 4 and other consulting firms will have to go through some numerical problems during their case interviews. In fact, in roughly 70% of consulting case interviews, candidates need to demonstrate the ability to handle quantitative problems confidently. For top-tier firms such as McKinsey,…
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2021 consulting salaries: how much top management consultants earn

A McKinsey career pays well 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…
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The big 3 consulting firms: why McKinsey, BCG, and Bain are the most prestigious

McKinsey & Company McKinsey & Company is a partnership and widely acknowledged as the most prestigious consulting firm. It was founded in 1926 by James O. McKinsey, however, underwent a significant transition through the leadership of Marvin Bower, who established the principles of the McKinsey for which it is known today.  McKinsey is hired by…
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Interviewer-led vs. interviewee-led case interviews

Consulting case interviews differ in their structure across companies. While top-tier firms usually employ very objective and structured case interviews, lower-tier or smaller firms apply less stringent standards to ensure objectivity. Let’s dive into the matter! Two types of case interview structures There are two dimensions of case interview structure. First, structure relates to the…
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