PwC Advisory Associate Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
Updated Jul 23, 2014
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Advisory Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Philadelphia, PA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
Application Details

I interviewed through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details

I had a phone interview with a senior associate for one hour discussing the role, my background and the reason I am interested in this role. The call went well so the next day I was brought in for a live interview. I had an interview with an associate, a manager and a director. It was pretty strait forward.

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Easy Interview

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    Advisory Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    On campus interview (1) followed by in office final rounds (3 back to back)

    One of your three final interviews will be case based. Not traditional consulting cases, since they email you a case 24 hours before your final interview. It's definitely important to read it beforehand and come prepared with "what if" scenarios. You will get 20-30 minutes to create slides on 8.5x11 sheets of paper, and then you present whatever you have. There will be major gaps in the case data, so it's crucial that you come prepared.

    Interview Questions
    • One of the aspects that set me apart from other candidates was that I had a bunch of excel printouts of different scenarios I created manipulating factors (such as sales,costs,customers) and showing how the end results were effected by the changes.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Advisory Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Tysons Corner, VA
    Anonymous Employee in Tysons Corner, VA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter - interviewed at PwC in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    I went through two interview processes. One was a phone interview and then I was brought in for a face-to-face interview. The face-to-face interview included 3 behavioral interviews and a case interview. I thought that I nailed the entire thing, but I was not offered the position because they did not have a client for me to work on. I was sent an impersonal email from a "do not reply" email account rather than an email from the recruiter who I was corresponding with through the entire process.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions were all behavioral, and annoyingly repetitive.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Advisory Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    Interviewing process was unexpectedly fun and interesting. During the office interview, all the interview candidates were asked to sit the partners seat in a office, while the interviewers rotated between different interviewees. It made you comfortable and reinforce that one of PwC's core values in the importance it gives to its people

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question was the case style interview.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Advisory Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Campus recruit. Submitted resume online and was called for On-campus interview. Later was asked to come for on-site interview with 3 senior people including a partner

    Interview Questions
    • Mostly behavioral questions with emphasis on knowing if you can hold conversations and not get phased by client demands   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation for a college hire.
    Accepted Offer
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    Advisory Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Miami, FL
    Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    The night before the first interview there was a dinner to get to know other interviewees and all interviewers. It wasnt mandatory but its definitely a good opportunity to get familiar with the person who will be interviewing you.

    First interview was on campus by a partner. Fairly easy interview, spoke about why you would be a good fit and past experiences.

    The second interview was at the desired office. I was interviewed by 3 different people, the first was similar to the interview with the partner, we spoke about past experience, why that office etc. The second interview was more of a informatory session, where the individual spoke of the department, responsibilities etc. The third was a technical interview since I applied for an ITPA position.

    Interview Questions
    • The most unexpected question had to do with data centers...cant quite remember the question.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Advisory Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    On Campus Recruiting. Interviewed at Career Center. The questions are all behavioral questions and no technical questions. But he did ask if I had experience with tech platform kind of stuff since the position is Tech Associate.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing really special basically job related and resume oriented.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Advisory Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at PwC in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied via college online recruiting system. Dropped my resume online, received a first round interview in about a week, three days later was contacted with a second round interview, had the second round four days later, received an offer the next day.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Advisory Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Attended info session, submitted resume, got phone interview, a week later had an office visit, received an offer shortly there after. People seemed to genuinely enjoy the team spirit.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Advisory Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview then a follow-up face-to-face

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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