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Charles River Associates Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Jan 4, 2018
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Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Interview

Applied in the website and then I had a phone interview with someone from human resource. From there had an interview in the office , where I was asked about my research and problem solving skills.

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Charles River Associates (Chicago, IL) in November 2017.

    Interview

    First round was a 30 min on campus interview with two analysts. Just behavioral questions, very informal. Second round was a 3 hour in office interview. 2 20 min behavioral interviews, 1 20 min technical interview (mostly questions related to finance practice) and an hour and a half lunch with two analysts. Overall good experience and pretty easy and laid back.

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Charles River Associates (Chicago, IL) in November 2017.

    Interview

    first had a phone interview and then asked for a final round in office with 4-5 employees. The questions were mostly behavioral with a brief case and a break for lunch as well.

    Interview Questions

    • basic behavioral and brief case.   1 Answer
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Charles River Associates (Boston, MA) in October 2017.

    Interview

    Applied via university. First round was on-campus. Second round was in Boston offices (my preferred location). Consisted of four 30-minute interviews--two with junior staff, two with senior staff. Interviews with junior staff were cases; interviews with senior staff were "fit" interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • An investor wants to start a coffee shop in this lobby of this building, and he wants to turn a profit within a year. (This question was very open-ended.)   Answer Question

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Charles River Associates (Chicago, IL) in October 2017.

    Interview

    I applied through on campus recruitment and got an interview offer 2 days after my submission. Did an interview a week after my submission. 30 mins long interview (on campus recruting)
    5-10 mins about introduction and the rest for research experience.
    Mainly focused around data manipulation tasks experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic fit interview with a focus on research experience.   Answer Question

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    This is about the first round interview. Happens on campus, lasts 45 minutes. First half about your resume: details about past research experience, what kind of data you were working with, etc. Short economic consulting case for second half.

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Charles River Associates in September 2017.

    Interview

    First round interview was a video call screening with a senior and junior staff from different practices. They were very interested in learning about my skill sets in data analysis and software used.

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Charles River Associates in September 2017.

    Interview

    Basically, they asked you some questions about your previous experience. They also gave you a case study. The case study was not that difficult but you need to be very careful. The interview last 30 minutes.

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Charles River Associates.

    Interview

    1st round behavioral, final round was told to be just behavioral, ended up having a few case questions. they say that it is just to get to know you because skills can be taught but personality cant be

    Interview Questions

    • To explain the modeling and analysis and takeaway from a econometrics class I had taken   1 Answer

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Charles River Associates (San Francisco, CA) in December 2016.

    Interview

    since I am not in CA, I got a pretty long phone interview, around 1 hour;
    They asked about my research experience, really detail;
    There is a short case at the end, typical case for economic consulting companies, not hard;
    Just went through your independent research in every detail, and review some microeconomics concepts if you have time

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