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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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What is case structuring and how do I do it?

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16 July 2018

Structuring refers to the systematic breaking down of a complex problem, in order to logically and effectively get to a resolution. Being able to tackle problems in this manner is a critical part of a consultant’s toolkit, so convincing your interviewer that you have this skill is crucial in handling almost any case question successfully. […]

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