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Boston Consulting Group Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 3, 2014
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Consultant Interview

Consultant

Interviewed at Boston Consulting Group

Interview Details – during my mba i got approached by BCG and really felt good "vibes" working with them

Interview Question – are you listening "the doors"   Answer Question

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Part-time Assistant Interview

Part-time Assistant

Interviewed at Boston Consulting Group

Interview Details – submit cv online and there will be a telephone interview or face to face interview.
normally will be questions based on your CV. or some simple case interview.
this is the time to show your logical thinking method. the process is quite quick you will get the results within a week

Interview Question – prepare the case interview. you can find this kind of question in case book   Answer Question

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Summer Associate Interview

Summer Associate

I applied through college or university and interviewed at Boston Consulting Group.

Interview Details – Two first round on campus interviews, they interview a lot of people. Second round interviews were at the office, four 1 on 1 interviews. All the interviews had a bit about your background, and a case study. Some case studies had charts and tables to analyze, others were purely just back and fourth questions.

Interview Question – Be prepared to go through a lot of case studies. Must come up with a lot of different ideas to solve a problem.   Answer Question

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Associate Interview

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Interviewed at Boston Consulting Group

Interview Details – Interview process was pretty standard: 3 rounds

Interview Question – Particular case question I can't remember   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Standard; no negotiation

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Consultant Interview

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Interviewed at Boston Consulting Group

Interview Details – 6 interviews divided into 3 rounds. First round with more jnr staff and last round with partners. Case based interviews. First 10-15mins about you, 35 mins on a case questions then time at the end for you to ask questions. Get on www.caseinterview.com to help you prepare and do lots of practice with friends.

Interview Question – Calculations with lots of zero's   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Very little negotiation possible other than start dates

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Associate Interview

Associate

Interviewed at Boston Consulting Group

Interview Details – Campus info session - starts in September every year
First round interview - happens in October on campus, 2 interviewers at Consultant or Project leader level, 45 minutes per session, a mix of behavioral questions and case interviews,
Second round interview - happens in the office, 3 interviewers at Principal or Partner level, 45 minutes per session, a mix of behavioral questions and case interviews

Interview Question – Case questions requiring brainstorming   Answer Question

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Intern Interview

Intern

I applied online and 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.

Interview Question – Case study   Answer Question

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Principal Interview

Principal

Interviewed at Boston Consulting Group

Interview Details – Interviews at BCG are mostly case study based. Lateral hires can also expect one or two interviews with senior partners that are more geared toward assessing fit with the company and its culture. Case studies are classic business problem case studies, i.e., no puzzles or brain teasers. Candidates should expect four to five rounds of interviews. Decisions are typically made and communicated within a week or two of the final interview.

Interview Question – Candidates familiar with case study interviews should find the overall process similar to that at other leading management consultancies.   Answer Question

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Associate Interview

Associate

Interviewed at Boston Consulting Group

Interview Details – 1 Gmat Test + 2 Rounds of interview cases

Interview Question – Why BCG (I know it sounds easy but its tougher than you think)   Answer Question

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Intern Interview

Intern

I applied in-person and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Boston Consulting Group.

Interview Details – Drop resume, got a call in a week

Interview Question – guestimation calcuate daily revenue of starback located in US   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I did pretty well on guestimation

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