Boston Consulting Group Consultant Interview Questions

Updated 6 Mar 2021

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Anonymous Employee in United States
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I applied through an employee referral I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (United States)

Interview

Whole process between application and offer was 6 weeks. First round consisted of zoom interview (due to covid) and an online chat case. Second round was 2 zoom interviews with partners, who were very friendly. Second round case definitely more abstract and less structured than first round

Interview Questions
  • Tell me about yourself/walk me through your resume
    Answer Question
  • Tell me about a time when you faced ambiguity
  • Tell me about a time where you resolved a conflict
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Anonymous Employee in United States
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Positive Experience
Difficult Interview
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I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (United States)

Interview

2 rounds of interview. Each round is 2 -45 mins interview. 10 mins behavioral 30 min case 5 mins q&a Pretty standard consulting case interviewee led. They are doing one digital case. Make sure to ask details and format

Interview Questions
  • Case interview. Market entry. Portfolio optimization. Cost saving etc.
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Anonymous Interview Candidate in United States
No Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview
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I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (United States)

Interview

It consisted of an in-person interviews with two consultants. Both interviews lasted 1 hour in duration. The majority of time was spent on a case interview, with ~10 minutes of introductory conversation about background, resume.

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Anonymous Interview Candidate in Switzerland
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I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Switzerland)

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I applied for an internship. The first half of each interview was about personal fit, the second half included a case study. a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

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Anonymous Employee in Kenya
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview
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I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Kenya)

Interview

Three rounds of case interviews, including a behavioral component - the cases primarily test business intuition and how you might approach the problem with your interviewer, engaging as thought partners

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Anonymous Employee in United States
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
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I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (United States)

Interview

The interview process consisted of two rounds. Round one had one interview consisting of behavioral and case interview. Round two had the same format but two interviews back to back. Results were announced in typically 24 hours.

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Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
No Offer
Neutral Experience
Difficult Interview
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I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Seattle, WA)

Interview

I submitted my resume and cover letter. I received a screening phone interview. They came to my university campus for the first round of in person interviews, which included two case interviews. I flew out to the office for the final round interview, which also included two case interviews.

Interview Questions
  • Various case interview questions: Reasons for wanting to go into consulting
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Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
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I applied through an employee referral I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Boston, MA)

Interview

2 interview rounds with 2 interviews each. Each interview consisted of a 15 min fit plus 30 min case interview. 1st round was with a consultant and project leader. 2nd round was with 2 partners. Very pleasant to interact with.

Interview Questions
  • Situational question: How did you deal with a team challenge?
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Anonymous Interview Candidate in United States
No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
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I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (United States)

Interview

45 minute interview, roughly half case and half behavioral. Two interviews back-to-back. Nothing out of the ordinary. Had a wonderful conversation and felt very relaxed. No surprises and enjoyed getting the chance to ask questions at the end without any pressure.

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Anonymous Employee in Israel
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview
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I interviewed at Boston Consulting Group (Israel)

Interview

4 steps; 1 phone interview 2 case interviews 1 HR 1 partner interview the whole process takes about 2 months and is not for the faint hearted or for the impatient because it takes a lot of will to undergo every single step, let alone the whole process

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