Boston Consulting Group Intern Interview Questions

Updated Jul 3, 2014
Updated Jul 3, 2014
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Anonymous Interview Candidate
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Very smooth process! Quick turnaround.

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Accepted Offer

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Boston Consulting Group.

    Interview Details

    Drop resume, got a call in a week

    Interview Questions
    • guestimation calcuate daily revenue of starback located in US   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I did pretty well on guestimation
    Accepted Offer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied online – interviewed at Boston Consulting Group.

    Interview Details

    Standard interview with case studies and behavior questions. You just have to be really insightful and logical. And be prepared for the excel functions.

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    Accepted Offer
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Boston Consulting Group in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    Very interesting: they called me right after my application to come by for interview.
    Just prepared myself a bit with case in point, after all they don't want you to use a predefined framework, they want you to create a framework on the spot. The first round was rather hard, while the in basket case in the second round wasn't too hard.
    Btw, you always need some luck to survive :)

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    Same as being consultant, however less rounds. Rally depends on who you meet. Sometimes you meet someone who is like you, than it clicks. If not - you are out..

    Interview Questions
    • Name the capabilities a great consultant shall have. You answer something smart - Follow up question is, now tell me about situations where you have proved that you have these capabilities.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  6. 5 people found this helpful  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Boston Consulting Group in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    After a recruiting presentation at the university, there was an initial test (GMAT-based). Those who got approved were scheduled two interviews with Project Leaders. The last round was composed of two interviews with Partners or Principals, mostly with Partners.

    The office is extremely customized and beautiful. As I have been interviewed with all major consulting companies, I can tell that there was a very friendly, relaxed environment, in which the interviewers sincerely wanted to know you better, both from a business and form a personal point of view.

    In hindsight, I could see that several points mentioned in the recruiting presentation (such as respect for the employees and informal culture) were definitely true. I did not have similar experiences in the rival firms.

    Interview Questions
    • What are the most important factors to look into in the merger of two very big pharmaceutical companies? Inside each of these factors, which further areas deserve more attention?

      As the case progressed, more data was available for the candidate.

      In the end, the interviewer asked about recommendations for the client, which naturally was one of the pharmaceutical companies.
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was able choose the starting date that fits best for me.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seoul (South Korea)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seoul (South Korea)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Boston Consulting Group in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    One on one interview with the project team's junior associate.
    Nothing usual, but talked about my past work history, no case interview.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Boston Consulting Group in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with 2 partners and 1 principal from 3 different greater China offices. All of them are very nice to chat with, did not feel too presured. The case interviews are relatively short, about 20 min.

    Interview Questions
    • The case was not with a specific company, rather it is a more general social-economic question.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not really much room to negotiate since it is an intern offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Boston Consulting Group in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    First round interview consisted of one numerical test and one to one case interview. Second round was one case interview and third round was an interview with partner and principal. Usually the interviews started with 10-15 min fit questions i.e. Why BCG? Why management consulting? Followed by 20 minutes business case and 5 min Q&A. Interviewers and HR were really friendly.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about an industry and company you really like and why!   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 7+ weeksinterviewed at Boston Consulting Group in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    3 parts:
    - Fit questions
    - Business Case
    - Ask what you want

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me two characteristics of your personality you have to improve and how you'll do that.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, I just signed the contract. It was really good so no need to change.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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