Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Interviews for Top Jobs at Applied Value
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- Business Analyst Intern (1)
- Analyst (1)
- Summer Analyst (1)
- Summer Consultant (1)
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- Declined OfferPositive ExperienceEasy InterviewDeclined OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took a week – interviewed at Applied Value (New York, NY) in February 2014.
Had a meeting before the interview, along with an SAT-style math test (not particularly difficult). The interview itself was a brief 10-minute conversation with usual fit / behavioral questions, followed by a straightforward 20-minute business case that seemed to emphasize idea generation and thoroughness over the quantitative side.
- Received a business case with some basic profit / revenue questions, followed by exploration into the revenue side with discussion of different methods of increasing revenue. Answer Question
- No OfferAverage InterviewNo OfferAverage Interview
interviewed at Applied Value in January 2013.
Campus recruiting. One hour interview with probably 20 minutes of behavioral, then 30 minutes on case, came right out of case in point book about credit card 50 dollar fee, then ten minutes wrap-up about what industry youre interested in.
- the quant test you take was pretty difficult; brush up on percentages/gmat/gre math questions relating to businesses. Answer Question
- No OfferPositive ExperienceNo OfferPositive Experience
The process took 2+ weeks – interviewed at Applied Value.
Telephone interview: competency, why av, ...
One week later: face to face, walk through cvs, case interviews, normal cases and questions
One week later, still under consideration
One day passed, be unsuccessful
- Case interview: market share Answer Question
- No OfferNo Offer
Brief screening interview. Interviewer asked why I wanted to be a consultant and gave me 2 relatively easy market-sizing cases. I subsequently went into the office for an in-person interview and received a quant test and another, more detailed case interview that was guided by the consultant (a la McKinsey).
- None of the questions were particularly unexpected--just standard interview questions and cases. Answer Question
- No OfferNeutral ExperienceDifficult InterviewNo OfferNeutral ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took a day – interviewed at Applied Value in May 2012.
Applied through school. Had a phone interview that involved some fit questions including why consulting, etc. Also had a case that took up most of the interview.
- In terms of surface area, how many pizzas are eaten in the United States every week. Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at Applied Value in May 2011.
I received a phone call and was asked some questions pertaining to economic conditions. After completing a short case over the phone guided by the interviewer, I was asked further fit questions. More skills-measurement questions were also asked, and the entire interview took about 1 hour.
This continued for some time along with email discussions.
- How would one value the economic effect of the recession on a domestic entity? Answer Question
- No OfferNegative ExperienceDifficult InterviewNo OfferNegative ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took a day – interviewed at Applied Value in March 2009.
The consultants were quite rude. Probably wanted to check how I reacted. Odd case questions.
- Estimate the steel price in six months from now Answer Question
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