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BCG Interview Focus

Recently I received a question from a CaseInterview.com student who was interviewing with BCG in Africa for an associate position. His question was should he focus his case interview preparation on studying for specific types of cases based on the location of the firm he was interviewing with (i.e. since he was interviewing in Africa [...]

BCG & McKinsey Case Interviews - Final Round

Below is an email I received from a CaseInterview.com student that has final interviews with McKinsey and BCG coming up asking for advice on how to prepare for the final round and my response with the best way to prepare for MBB final round interviews. The videos you posted on your website have been very [...]

BCG Interviews: U.S. vs. Europe

A question I am often asked is what is the difference between a BCG interview in a European office vs. a US office? My response is that the consulting case interview process in Europe is more similar than different when compared with the U.S. If you look at the many success stories, we have at [...]

BCG Interview Questions and Answers

I received this email from a CaseInterview.com student that recently had a final round interview with BCG and got stuck on the questions in this round. What follows is this student’s story as well as my advice on how to regain confidence before their next case interview. Student’s Story First of all, I would like [...]

BCG Visiting Associate (VA) vs. Full Time Associate Offer and How to Turn a VA Offer into a Full Time Offer

What follows is 2 stories from CaseInterview.com students about BCG visiting associate offers and tips on how you can turn a visiting associate (VA) offer into a full-time offer. Reader 1 – Visiting Associate Offer vs. Full-Time Offer As I had a full time job already, I applied for the full time Associate position at [...]

BCG Potential Test

What is the BCG Potential Test and Why is it Used? BCG (Boston Consulting Group) potential test is an online test used in the first round of interviews. This test allows BCG to test candidates using the same test giving them a better comparison tool for evaluating candidate performance. What is the format of this [...]

Example Boston Consulting Group Interview Question

I recently received an email from a reader about being rejected by Boston Consulting Group and how he could have better answered the case interview question he was given to help him practice for his next interview with Bain. The case interview question he was given was this: A trucking company in China had GM [...]

BCG 1st Round Rejection - Now What?

Question: Today I got a feedback call from BCG. Three weeks ago I had a selection process for a business course (recruitment event) at BCG, which was comparable with a first round. I had two case interviews and an online case test. This was the first time I did a case interview and I received [...]

New BCG Offer

Email: I wanted to email you today to thank you for your videos and insights into the case interview process. I’d imagine you get a 1000 of these emails a day so I will keep it short, but your frameworks allowed me to pull everything together into an extremely powerful approach that eventually secured me [...]

Becoming More Efficient and Quantitative in Case Interviews

Question: The closest I have gotten to an offer was the final round case interview with Bain. But I got dinged, the feedback was: My pace was too slow, and I am not quantitative enough. My last shot at the consulting industry is with BCG.  I have about a month to prepare for it, and [...]

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