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Boston Consulting Group Interview Questions

Updated Dec 15, 2014
Updated Dec 15, 2014
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    Summer Associate Interview

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    Applied by emailing one of the HR people (got her contact details via a mutual friend). Everyone was very friendly, although I didn't feel as relaxed as when interviewing at some other firms. Nice office (Los Angeles) with a fantastic view. The interview was fairly typical, 2x45min. Good experience. Would have declined the offer if I got it.

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    • I had to analyze the toothbrush industry using just very basic graphs provided by the interviewer.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

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    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.

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    Negotiation Details
    Very little negotiation possible other than start dates
    Accepted Offer
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    Consultant (Entry Level) Interview

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    First stage is CV screening. Then you go to a sort of 'assessment centre' - with 2 20 minutes interviews (cv and case study) with 2 different employers and an online test. Results are given within a couple of days after the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Market size questions. E.g. estimate the total market for hotels in italy   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    PTA Interview

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    Phone interview with background check, then skype interview with case solving

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    No Offer
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    Summer Associate Interview

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    Application Details

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

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    Interview was practice cases. Difficult if you didn't prepare.

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    No Offer
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    Associate Interview

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    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

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    Accepted Offer
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    Intern Interview

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    I applied online – interviewed at Boston Consulting Group.

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    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
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    Intern Interview

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    Submitted resume and cover letter, then received a first round interview that took place at their headquarters. The interview consisted of two 30-40 minute cases with two different interviewers. Both case interviews included 5-10 minutes of general questions about my resume and past experience as well.

    Interview Questions
    • Give an example of working with a difficult person in a group setting and how you handled it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Associate Interview

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    Interview Details

    1 Gmat Test + 2 Rounds of interview cases

    Interview Questions
    • Why BCG (I know it sounds easy but its tougher than you think)   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Intern Interview

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    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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