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Boston Consulting Group Consultant Interview Questions

Updated Apr 13, 2017
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Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
No Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied online. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group.

Interview

Standard, two interviews, each with a fit and case portion. I clicked with one interviewer but not the other. Tell me about a time when you royally damaged your credibility and how you fixed it.

Interview Questions

  • How would you cut costs for the IT department of a large fortune 500 company?   1 Answer

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group.

    Interview

    Der Ablauf wurde im Vorfeld gut erklärt - Firmenpräsentation, Case 1, Online Test, Case 2. Bewerber aus Runde 1 und 2 können sich zwischen den Gesprächen unterhalten, Recruiter ebenso dabei. Die Atmosphäre insgesamt nett, aber ziemlich angespannt.

    Interview Questions

    • Warum haben Sie Entscheidung X vor 15 Jahren getroffen?   Answer Question
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group in January 2016.

    Interview

    Sehr professioneller Ablauf des Bewerbungsprozesses. Die Gespräche waren entspannt und die Stimmung positiv. Gesprächspartner waren fair und halfen bei Problemen während der Cases auch weiter. Es wurden sehr wenig Fragen gestellt, dafür wurden diese aber umso detaillierter behandelt. Meine Gesprächspartner empfand ich allerdings als langweilig und uninteressante Persönlichkeiten und nicht die Art Mensch, mit der ich nach der Arbeit ein Bier trinken möchte. Die Assistentinnen während des Recruiting Tages waren dagegen sehr locker.

    Interview Questions

    • 3 wesentliche Charakterzüge nennen
      Worauf sind die stolz/nicht stolz
      Auf beiden Fragen wurde sehr intensiv eingegangen  
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Singapore (Singapore)) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Interview at BCG on October 2015, for fresh grad consultant role. Consists of about 30 MCQs about data interpretation, and one 40-minutes behavioral and case interniew. The MCQs are OK, with some difficult questions, but I am not prepared during case since I have no experience before.

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    Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Shanghai, Shanghai (China)) in May 2015.

    Interview

    The whole process was simpler than normal because of two reasons. The first reason was, I was referred by an employee.
    The second reason was because I was about to enter a top MBA program in the states then. My qualifications were beyond the requirements of the intern position.
    Basically, I dropped my resume, and waited for a few days.
    Then I was called by people on the team which needed interns then. They asked me basic questions and why consulting internship.
    Then I got an offer within a week.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me an example when you did a lot of market research.   Answer Question
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Munich, Bayern (Germany)).

    Interview

    Zwei persönliche Gespräche mit Case Studies (60 min gesamt / 25 min Case). Fragen zum CV und Motivation. Zusätzlich Online-Case am Laptop, ca. 50 min. Multiple Choice Fragen. Schriftliches Addieren, Multiplizieren, Prozentrechnen sollte flüssig laufen. Feedback gab es noch am selben Abend. Insgesamt sehr freundliche Atmosphäre, positiver Eindruck!

    Interview Questions

    • Nenne Sie eine Hürde in Ihrem Leben (professionell, persönlich), und wie Sie damit umgegangen sind.   Answer Question
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Berlin (Germany)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Berlin (Germany)) in June 2015.

    Interview

    In der ersten Runde fanden drei Gespräche mit drei unterschiedlichen erfahrenen Beratern statt. Jeweils gab es eine Case Study sowie Diskussion bisheriger Erfahrungen, Motivation etc. statt. Die Atmosphäre ware relativ entspannt.

    Interview Questions

    • Neben der Case Study überwiegend Standardfragen wie Stärken/Schwächen etc. wenn auch kreativer formuliert.   Answer Question
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group in November 2015.

    Interview

    I applied through on-line as my university is non-core school. On-site interview. I had to pay the expense. 45 minutes x 2.
    Half case and half behavioral. Not very hard and pretty straight forward.

    You get interviewers' bios so that you can review them beforehand.

    People were really friendly. When I was waiting, consultants in the office came to me to have a chat. Overall, very positive experience.

    Interview Questions

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Boston, MA) in May 2014.

    Interview

    case interview plus behavioral. need to know how to analyze a case effectively in a short amount of time by asking the right questions. as for behavioral, its mainly about your story and why consulting matters to you

    Interview Questions

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group in October 2015.

    Interview

    2 rounds of 2 case/fit interviews. Both interviews were 45 minutes each with a written case in the final interview. Interviewers were nice, engaged, and thoughtful. Overall it was a very positive experience.

    Interview Questions

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Star Star Star Star Star   Former Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

Pros: “Great place to start and learn. Work with really bright people. Clients value your work.”“Great place to start and learn. Work with really bright people. Clients value your work.” – Full Review

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