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    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You learn a lot, have chance to see a lot of industries and work with very talented people. Especially in BCG, there is minimum hierarchy.

    Cons

    You work a lot. If you are in a difficult project, you don't even sleep enough. You are expected to excel every aspect of the project. Sometimes you need to complete tasks you don't even find meaningful for the project.

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Boston Consulting Group Interviews

Updated Jan 27, 2015
Updated Jan 27, 2015

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Boston Consulting Group.

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    I submitted my resume, cover letter and transcript online (but through my university). I was initially really excited when I went to their info session because the employees seemed very interesting and engaging and laid back. However, the first round of interviews was the complete opposite. I had two separate interviews which were about 45 minutes each: 15 minutes behavioral and a 30 minute case. My first interviewer was extremely rude and condescending. The second was very kind and really seemed interested in my answers and the different way I solved the case. Overall, I could tell I wasn't a good fit.

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Boston Consulting Group Awards & Accolades

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100 Best Companies to Work For (#3), Fortune, 2014
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
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Website www.bcg.com
Headquarters Boston, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1963
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Global corporations are willing to give much more than a penny for the thoughts of Boston Consulting Group (BCG). One of the world's top-ranked consulting practices, BCG operates from nearly 75 offices in 42 countries in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region. The firm's 4,800 consultants offer a wide array of services, mainly to large corporate clients. BCG's... More

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