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How to ace McKinsey’s Digital Assessment?

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6 November 2018

Imagine that you are immersed in a natural environment populated by different kinds of plants and animals. You learn that some animals are quickly succumbing to an unknown illness. You have to stop this epidemic. This is McKinsey’s Digital Assessment: the ground-breaking video game that the firm has introduced to assess candidates’ cognitive abilities. To […]

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How do I get to work at McKinsey? Do they hire fresh graduates like me?

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25 July 2018

Yes! McKinsey hires Undergraduates, Advanced Degree graduates, MBA graduates and Experienced Professionals for generalist consulting roles. As an undergraduate, you will be hired into the firm as a Business Analyst. Consulting is a great career choice for fresh graduates who want to learn about lots of business sectors quickly, and was a very popular option for the […]

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What are the most difficult case interviews in management consulting you’ve seen?

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25 July 2018

Our team has worked with 500+ candidates going into consulting interviews. From what we’ve seen, candidates tend to struggle most with very open-ended and ambiguous questions. For example: How would you make Brighton the Las Vegas of Europe? (Brighton being a slightly faded seaside resort on the south coast of England). A good way to handle this type of questions […]

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What are the most common case interview question types for management consulting interviews?

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25 July 2018

London Business School collated the report below, showing the case types most commonly seen by their MBA students when interviewing with top consulting firms: This data is consistent with the experience of our ∼500 candidates who have interviewed at Mckinsey, Bain and BCG. It highlights two points: It is important for candidates to be familiar with the most common types […]

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