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CarMax Strategy Analyst Interview Questions

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Strategy Analyst Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA
Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at CarMax (Richmond, VA).

Interview

Initial phone screen with an existing analyst that included brief functional questions, 2 behavioral questions and a short business case. All day onsite interview that contained multiple interviews - a panel interview, behavioral interviews, and business cases. Lunch was provided at the on campus cafeteria with would be peers. Some additional testing and background screening was also conducted.

Interview Questions

  • Describe a time when you had to use your knowledge of the industry in order to influence a persons behavior.   Answer Question

Other Interview Reviews for CarMax

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    Strategy Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at CarMax.

    Interview

    The process took 2 weeks. I applied through campus recruiting services. I was given a phone call to schedule an interview soon after. I scheduled an interview on campus. It was a 30 minute interview mixed with behavioral questions and two basic math problems.

    Interview Questions


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    Strategy Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at CarMax.

    Interview

    It took almost 4 weeks. The interviewer was nice and talked about his own experience in CarMax. The first 20 mins asked a few behavior questions and followed by a business case. The math was not hard but I didn't think I answered the second one correctly.

    Interview Questions

    • Why CarMax? Why this role? Tell me how you solved an analystic problem in the past?   Answer Question
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    Strategy Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at CarMax in March 2015.

    Interview

    there was a resume drop through campus recruiting, then an online exam (pretty easy) and then a phone interview. After that there was a final round in their offices. each interview was for fit and had a case. The first interview was very straightforward. The second one was a bit harder, although honestly the case they used was posted here, so I should have nailed it but just didn't.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked a pretty basic case interview question that dealt with optimizing repairs in their facilities.   Answer Question

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    Strategy Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at CarMax.

    Interview

    I only had a phone interview where they start off with a business case and then they describe the company. The business case involved two main questions. They give you a scenario and then they give you some time to work through the problem. The problems are not too hard, but can throw you for a loop if you are not expecting it.

    Interview Questions

    • The first question was an easy computational one and the last one involved a system of equations to solve for the answer.   Answer Question

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    Strategy Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at CarMax.

    Interview

    I had to take an online assessment which wasn't bad. Then had a first round phone interview. It was about 45 minutes. Started with behavioral questions and ended with a business case. I felt rushed throughout the business case and the interviewer didn't help out with it.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you balance the amount of customer traffic you receive if you were a manager at a CarMax location?   Answer Question

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    Strategy Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at CarMax.

    Interview

    Applied through college job board. Contacted for a phone screen, and then a follow up interview call.

    The call lasted 1.5 hours, and included a very difficult case study that I wasn't notified about or prepared for. We were instructed not to use a computer or calculator, but the formulas required weren't exactly day to day common. The first half of the phone interview was a basic skills/situational interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Case study regarding potential locations and statistical returns for two proposed stores   Answer Question

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    Strategy Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at CarMax.

    Interview

    Applied on campus recruiting site and was contacted within a few days to take an online math assessment. After that scheduled an interview on campus for the next week. Overall the initial interview was pretty easy and casual. Half behavioral questions and then one case study. Was invited to come up to corporate for a super interview day and that will happen in the next week or so but as of now all I know of that is that it is a few case studies and behavioral questions

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work for CarMax?
      Why the strategy analyst role?   Answer Question
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    Strategy Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at CarMax (Atlanta, GA) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Submitted resume and about 2 weeks later got a call to schedule an interview. Interview had a brief get to know you period then a really simple case study (there was a correct answer... you will have to do math) and more information about the position. Should hear back in the next few days and if accepted the next step will be a tour of the site culminating with an offer.

    Interview Questions


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    Strategy Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Durham, NC
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at CarMax (Durham, NC) in February 2015.

    Interview

    I applied for the strategy analyst summer intern position. The kind of first round was an online exam, and it was about mathematics an statistics. The second round was on-campus interview. The whole process was one hour and it was a combination of behavior and case interview. Be prepare to do some maths problem. It was not hard because the interviewer will go through the problem with you, and he will point out your mistake directly.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you go through with me about a time when you solve a problem with analytical skills?   1 Answer

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