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Research Analyst Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at McKinsey & Company.

Interview

Firstly, there are at least 4 steps. The first one is problem solving test. Although it is not allowed to use calculator, person at office can offer you calculator. They do consider not only skills but also other factors such as nation, character and age of candidate.

Interview Questions

  • the question is related to investment options. long term or short term investment . to do it we should do cost analysis.   Answer Question

Other Interview Reviews for McKinsey & Company

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    Research Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chennai (India)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at McKinsey & Company (Chennai (India)).

    Interview

    First round was a problem solving round. Fort six were shortlisted for the next interview.The entire interview process was a bit confusing. Guesstimate questions and case studies were asked for most of the candidates.

    Interview Questions


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    Research Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at McKinsey & Company (Jakarta (Indonesia)) in April 2018.

    Interview

    Consist of written tests and user interview. All case based question so you better learn on business case and analytical estimation question, in order to did in in a very short time span. Your way to communicate matters too. I managed to be interviewed by the user, but not get the offer afterwards.

    Interview Questions

    • Provided certain cases, what is the problem and what is your solutions with the data provided?   Answer Question
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    Researcher/Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at McKinsey & Company (Paris (France)) in August 2015.

    Interview

    Assessment Test of 30 min that tackles real business situations
    3 interviews rounds (5 - 6 in total) - one on one interviews with personality and business problem solving case - Does not require expertise in the business field, assessors look to understand how your think through the problem, how you structure the solution and how creative you are in cracking the case

    Interview Questions


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    Research Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at McKinsey & Company.

    Interview

    First part of the interview was the Problem Solving Test which was not so difficult.
    After a couple of days (if u passed the test) the 1:1 interviews began. It mainly consisted of case studies about real client scenarios with some behavioral questions blent in. The case studies required high level of detail when answering the questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Which time in my life i had shown entrepreneurial drive ?   Answer Question

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