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Boston Consulting Group Visiting Associate Interview Questions

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Visiting Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Interview

1 étude de cas en ligne puis 2 tours de 2 entretiens de 45 minutes, avec à chaque fois 15 min de perso puis 30 minutes d'étude de cas. Les interlocuteurs ont été très aimables et m'ont mis à l'aise.

Interview Questions

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    Visiting Associate Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Paris (France)) in December 2018.

    Interview

    J'ai postulé en ligne et été rappelé 1 semaine après. J'ai eu droit à un processus accéléré ce qui explique la faible durée du processus.
    3 tours:
    - 1er tour: test numérique sur ordinateur et une entretien (fit + cas) avec un Project Leader de 45 min
    - 2ème tour: 2 entretiens de 45 min avec des Principal (fit + cas)
    - 3ème tour: 1 entretien de 45 min avec un Partner (fit + cas)

    Interview Questions

    • Pourquoi le conseil en stratégie? Pourquoi BCG? Racontez-moi une fois où vous avez eu de l'impact.   Answer Question

  2. Helpful (1)  

    Visiting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paris (France)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Paris (France)) in January 2018.

    Interview

    Candidature en ligne via le portail BCG, après un évent écoles.
    Entretien d'une heure avec un consultant senior, suivi du test BCG en ligne.
    Le test se déroule dans une salle annexe, filmée, où vous pouvez disposer de votre calculatrice. Il y a une vingtaine de questions. Ca va vite, repondez à tout, même si vous avez peur des points négatifs.
    Je n'ai pas reussi le test car j'ai visiblement sauté trop de questions de la partie logique, et je n'ai pas scoré assez de points sur ces questions.
    Peu de transparence sur ce test, car on ne sait pas quels sont les critères, et surtout on ne peut pas énormément se préparer.

    Interview Questions

  3. Helpful (3)  

    Visiting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paris (France)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Paris (France)) in December 2016.

    Interview

    1ère étape: étude de cas informatique. Très calculatoire et rapide.
    2è étape: 2 entretiens de 45min avec des consultants (fit et étude de cas)
    3è étape: idem (refusé à la 2è étape)

    Les questions d'entretien sont des questions assez classiques.
    Les cas proposés étaient des cas où les frameworks habituels ne s'appliquaient pas, assez originaux. Issus des expériences personnelles des consultants.

    Interview Questions

    • Parlez-moi de vous
      Pourquoi êtes-vous ici?   1 Answer

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    Visiting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Philadelphia, PA (US)) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Interviewed for a German office, although I'm from the States. There were various recruitment events for BCG's international offices, and I applied by reaching out to their German recruitment coordinator in charge of the US. The interview process was very simple: two 30-minute interviews with two different Principals from different German offices. Both interviewers were outgoing and interesting to talk to. In both interviews, our conversations took up so much time that we had less than ten minutes left for the case. The cases were simple with basic calculations. After the interviews there was also a written, multiple choice test with various business cases; but I don't believe that it factored into their decision.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the craziest thing you've ever done?   1 Answer

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    Visiting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group in January 2015.

    Interview

    I applied online and was given a weeks notice to interview. The interview consisted of an online test, an interview with a consultant, and an interview with a partner, all back to back. The consultant was super friendly, whereas the partner had a straight poker face the entire time. Overall I had a good experience- everyone in the office was super friendly- but after the cases felt like there was no way I would get the job (a bunch of my estimates were off, etc).

    Interview Questions

    • You look great on paper, but what are you like as a person?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation (internship)


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    Visiting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group in November 2014.

    Interview

    Initial 45 test questions case. After one week, first round of interviews with consultants, one week later another round of interviews with 2 principals. Failed at the end of one business case. I was afterwards told that I would need more practice and I should try to practice a little bit with a book like Case in Point.

    It is not as difficult as it could seem at first. Best advice I could give is not to be nervous. I wasn't and even though it was first interview in my life, I got through the whole process.

    Interview Questions

    • If you were CEO of a very successful company, what would be your first three policies.   Answer Question

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    Visiting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Rather long process. Includes classic "consulting" cases and fit questions. Read your interview books and you'll be prepared, but after all it's a mather of fit which you cannot fake.

    Interview Questions

  8.  

    Visiting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Experienced a very fast paced, friendly but challenging process. Went through an IQ test followed by 5 interviews on the same day. Afterwards, I received an offer on the VA position.

    Interview Questions


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    Visiting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (London, England (UK)).

    Interview

    2 rounds:
    1st round: 2 interviews with principals(10 mins fit+35 mins case+5 mins for asking question)
    2nd round: Same format as above but with partners. Cases might be more of a brainstorming session.

    Interview Questions

    • Why shouldn't BCG hire you?   1 Answer

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