I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Dean & Company in April 2012.
Interview Details –
Met with 3 people. One analyst, VP, and President.
Interview was fairly straight-forward. No behavioral or fit questions. Heavy emphasis on quantitative analysis. Best to reference case study guides beforehand.
case study # 1:
company: Telecomm company, analyze call-center costs & efficiency
analyze variable versus fixed costs
case study #2:
company: retail company
Improve revenue: analyze volume, price, & product
Overall pleasant experience. Very nice people.
Best Advice to future interviewees: Review Wharton consulting casebook and you should be fine.
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Dean & Company in November 2011.
Interview Details – This was an on-campus interview. When I entered the room, the interviewer had me fill out a form about my contact information and availability. Then she went right into the case interview. The question had to do with a company that has many businesses, and they were thinking about acquiring a calling card business. I was given information about costs, and I had to answer the question, "What should they do?" The interviewer was good at answering my questions about the case. I didn't do too well, so I was not called back for a second round interview.
Interview Question – What should the company do with the calling card business? View Answer
There's not much in the way of "mid-level" consultants, so much of that *experience* falls to analysts
I've never seen an analyst get launched into a career from one of his/her cases, but the management are well connected and willing to help you… – Full Review
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