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Advisory Board Consultant Interview Questions in Washington, DC

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6 people found this helpful  

Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
Application Details

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Advisory Board.

Interview Details

Had an inside referral. Questions were relatively difficult and situational, but nothing unexpected.

Interview Questions
  • How do you plan to contribute to improvement in this organization?   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
I was a new grad, so there was not much to negotiate! 30k is what I had to settle with.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Advisory Board in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Had an internal referral, I was told they review the application and get back to you in two weeks if there's a fit. Had a phone interview with a recruiter who asked me some pretty standard behavioral questions: strengths/weaknesses, asked me to talk about what projects I worked on in my previous job, etc.

    2+ weeks later, after emailing them to ask the status, they told me that they didn't have any openings to match my skills.

    I found the interivew process a little strange. It seemed that they were completely uninterested in the fact that I was experienced, and seemed more like the interview was tailored towards their typical hire: someone right out of college. Which is fine, perhaps that's their target applicant. From all the reviews of this place, it's likely for the best.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Advisory Board in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Three interviews. Fair and thorough. Do your homework!

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Advisory Board in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    I first applied for a general Healthcare Consultant position, interviewed on the phone and about two weeks later got a rejection email. No problem with that! A couple of weeks after that was reached out by a recruiter and offered to interview on-site for a different position. The job description was great and I realized that I would be a good fit for the position. On the day of the interview I discovered that I was being interviewed for a position different from what the job description stated. I didn't get the offer. I don't begrudge them for that, but they could write the job description for the position the hiring manager wants to fill.

    Interview Questions
    • If I give you 100 pennies how would you allocate them between the following skills?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Advisory Board in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    initial phone interview w/ HR recruiter. in-person interview with two senior group members and one interview with the director of the group. case study exam (90 minutes, 1 question) to test business strategy skills

    Interview Questions
    • Describe how your educational background directly addresses the way we serve our clients?   Answer Question
    • (after the interviewer described a current consulting "product") Can you think of some ways we could apply this template to other areas of business?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Advisory Board in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    Two phone interviews, and then asked to fly out for a real interview. Phone interviews were about 30 minutes. Offered to proceed with an in-person interview but declined flying out, as it wasn't possible for me to relocate.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Advisory Board in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    The phone interview was a standard behavioral interview held by a corporate recruiter. The main focus of the interview was why I wanted to join Advisory Board and what the position could offer me that my current job could not. There were also some questions about my experiences with my current company, but again, everything led back to what I thought I could gain by working at ABC.

    Interview Questions
    • When you compared your current job responsibilities to the ones listed for the consultant position at ABC, what differences did you see?   View Answers (2)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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