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Boston Consulting Group Associate Interview Questions

Updated Dec 10, 2017
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Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
No Offer

Interview

First round interview included 1) Maths test - not too hard. GMAT style questions.
2) An online case. Difficult interpretation of graphs and terms.
3) Face-to-face case. Very similar to normal style interview.

Interview Questions

  • Interview question - client offers pensions plans. Firstly work out from data presented whether they're making a profit or loss each year. Secondly, what should the CEO do?   Answer Question

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group.

    Interview

    You do interviews with both an associate and a senior associate in the first round. You are asked to develop two cases studies, mines were a theoretic case (related to industrial organization theory) and an applied case related to business. Both interviewers ask about your CV and ask common questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you had a situation in which your actions have changed the consequences in a positive way?   Answer Question

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Interview process was pretty standard: 3 rounds

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Standard; no negotiation

  3.  

    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Campus info session - starts in September every year
    First round interview - happens in October on campus, 2 interviewers at Consultant or Project leader level, 45 minutes per session, a mix of behavioral questions and case interviews,
    Second round interview - happens in the office, 3 interviewers at Principal or Partner level, 45 minutes per session, a mix of behavioral questions and case interviews

    Interview Questions


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    1 Gmat Test + 2 Rounds of interview cases

    Interview Questions

    • Why BCG (I know it sounds easy but its tougher than you think)   Answer Question

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (New York, NY).

    Interview

    On-campus recruiting at Wharton.

    Interview Questions

    • A company makes feminine protection products. They are facing contracting margins. A new supplier offers them a low price on a new low-tack adhesive. What criteria should the use to evaluate it?   1 Answer

  6. Helpful (3)  

    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    applied through my school, had 2 rounds of interviews (3 interviews in each round)

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    no negotiation


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    first round, and then second round.. not much people get invited to the second round. They do reimburse all travel expenses, very nice. One person was nice the other was not: almost stress interview-- never smiled throughout the whole process!

    Interview Questions

    • for foreign offices, you are required to do some translation test   Answer Question
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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group.

    Interview

    I applied through my school, and got a first round interview. It was two back-to-back 45 minute interviews, with a bit of fit at the beginning, a case, and then some time for questions. The cases were not too difficult, but I think that perfection was required to get through to the second round.

    Interview Questions

    • "When did you overcome an issue with trust, and how did you do it?"   Answer Question

  9. Helpful (3)  

    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    Very quick turn around between interviews, but overall a great experience. Everyone was super helpful and friendly. I can tell that everyone genuinely wanted me to succeed. Unfortaunely, I froze up during one of my final round interviews and it probably costed me the offer, but regardless , it was a great experience, and I would recommdend everyone go through with it.

    First round:
    2 40 minute case interviews (few fit questions here and there)

    Final round:
    3 40 minute case interviews

    Interview Questions

    • During my first round, I was given about 10-12 graphs, and I had to synthesize information from all of these resources, and pull insight to various questions that my interviewer was asking.   Answer Question

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