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Bain SOVA Test (2021): how to prepare and ace it

The Bain SOVA Test is one hurdle to pass if you want to work for Bain & Company. Bain has partnered with SOVA to add an additional element to their recruiting process. It can be either a gatekeeper between application screening and the case interviews or is used in conjunction with the first round of the case interviews…
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The Bain Online Test

The Bain Online Test is one hurdle to pass if you want to work for Bain & Company. It can be either a gatekeeper between application screening and the case interviews or is used in conjunction with the first round of the case interviews to evaluate candidates. In that sense, it is used in a…
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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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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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What questions you should ask at the end of the case interview

As the McKinsey, BCG, or Bain case interview wraps up, you will usually get a chance to ask the interviewer a few questions. While the questions you will ask have almost no bearing on your interview outcome (outliers excluded…), you should not neglect them. Think about what you would like to know beforehand and come…
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What degree do you need for management consulting

We often get asked what degree is needed or what is the best degree for management consulting firms such as McKinsey, BCG, and Bain. You don’t need to be a business major A common misconception is that management consultants need to have a business background. Yet, the truth is simple. The type of degree does…
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How to prepare for case interviews alone

Case interview preparation is a lengthy and tedious process, which for many applicants lasts over a month in parallel to their other commitments. Case interview practice can be tough It is difficult to find good quality interview partners in sufficient numbers and full case interview drills take 40 to 60 minutes including a proper feedback…
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The life of a McKinsey consultant in Germany

The consulting interview series Our new series should give our readers an insight 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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The life of an Accenture Strategy consultant in Canada

We decided to launch a new series here on StrategyCase.com that should give our readers an insight 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.…
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The life of a Bain consultant in China

The consulting interview series We decided to launch a new series here on StrategyCase.com that should give our readers an insight 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…
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