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Application Process McKinsey – BCG Recruiters

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While recruiters are relatively junior to partners, McKinsey and BCG tend to hire functional specialists who have wide discretion in accepting or rejecting application. It is important to treat them with respect.

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Consulting Firms Oliver Wyman – Roland Berger – Marakon

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Oliver Wyman, Marakon and Roland Berger are compared at the level of the work they do, value systems, independence and ability to maintain the required investment to become outstanding consulting firms.

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Consulting Firms Booz & Co.

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Booz & Company's history and legacy is discussed, especially its significant contribution to US defence and public sector work, as well as the positioning of the firm since its separation from BAH.

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Application Process Case Interviews

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Although every case interview must be solved with a bespoke approach, nine steps are presented to help you build out a case interview structure and approach which could apply to BCG or McKinsey.

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Application Process Case Interview Suggestions

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Some important, but widely misunderstood, suggestions and guidelines are presented to help candidates before, during and after the case interview.

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Consulting Lifestyle What is Analytical Problem Solving?

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This article addresses some very common misconceptions and myths about analytical problem solving in management consulting. Primarily, analytical problem solving has very little to do with numbers or numeracy.

Application Process 10 Case Interview Tips

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10 case interview tips to help you solve cases, tied together around PEI, communication, image management, structuring cases and prioritizing issues.

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Application Process Networking + Application Mistakes

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Applicants spend up to 80% of their preparation on case interviews and take a number of crucial preparation areas for granted. We unpack some of them and explain why a thing like curiosity, is such a critical trait.

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Self Assessment Boutique Firm to McKinsey

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A candidate from a boutique firm has her profile rigorously assessed to see how she would appear to a consulting recruiter from McKinsey, BCG or Bain.