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Updated Jun 19, 2014
Updated Jun 19, 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at The Cambridge Group in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    1-2 rounds consisting of 2-4 total interviews. In each they'll want to learn about your background, why you're interested to work there, experiences from prior work, and give you a 15 minute case based on an actual client project.

    Interview Questions
    • Our client wants to figure out where it should be focusing it's efforts across its beverage portfolio. Think through how to solve this problem? What is your recommendation?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They have a standard package for those hired out of business school
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at The Cambridge Group.

    Interview Details

    Pretty standard consulting interview... three rounds of cases with a little bit of behavioral/get to know you thrown in. Firm really values analytics and math in the cases, so be solid there. Also every case focuses on some aspect of growth strategy. My three revolved around market sizing, customer segmentation, and pricing.

    Interview Questions
    • One question involved an obscure economic principle from Intermediate Micro that I didn't remember.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 days - interviewed at The Cambridge Group in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Two 45 minute case interviews with partners at the firm. One more quantitative and one more qualitative. It is to your advantage to only study cases that involve growth strategy as this is their sole focus.

    Interview Questions
    • Why don't you want to return to your original employer?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Statistician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at The Cambridge Group in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    I had a pleasant conversation with one of their manager, and was told to be invited for a second round on site interview. However, the HR suddenly emailed me that they changed their mind and want to add one more one hour phone interview for me. The interview was easy, just case studies. After the interview the HR just ignored me and I was later told failed the interview.

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    Easy Interview

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