Boston Consulting Group Interview Questions

Updated Jul 23, 2015
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    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    Went for a summer analyst interview. Hit me with two retail cases. Asked about personal experiences related to leadership, academics, etc.

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    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    On campus recruiting, and the recruiting process was quite pleasant. The people seemed very nice and we got to meet a lot of the interviewers the day before at dinner for the 1st round interviews. The second round was at the office preference, and was with 2 manager or higher people. Both interviews quite difficult.

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    • Unexpectedly did not have very much behavioral. The cases were quite straightforward up until the 2nd round where there were some curveballs.   Answer Question
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    Summer Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Boston Consulting Group.

    Interview

    Applied online, got invited for an interview a week after the deadline.

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    Summer Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    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
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    Summer Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    It was the 2nd round interview for summer associate position. I flew into Atlanta the day before the interview. 2nd round consisted of 2 interviews: 1 with a partner and 1 with a principal.

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    • The case was on car financing. It was a pretty difficult question, very open-ended. The market sizing was not too difficult, but you had to come up with creative insights. The market sizing question was to estimate the size of car financing market.   Answer Question
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    Summer Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer

    Application

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

    Interview

    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.

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    • 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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    Summer Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Application

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

    Interview

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

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    PTA Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

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

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    Summer Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    First round on-campus interview (2), second round on-site interview (3)

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    • What is your favorite book and why? Point to something you didn't include in your resume   Answer Question
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    Full Time Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Boston Consulting Group.

    Interview

    Very tough process with extremely brilliant people who make you feel that they are brilliant. You have to be completely exhaustive during the case, methodical, structured and seem confident. I really enjoyed the whole process. The final round is very challenging. Case studies are more about brainstorming. Good Luck

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    • Tell me about a time when you had to team up with people   1 Answer

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