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4.3 of 5 stars (748 Ratings)

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5.0 of 5 stars

December 2014 | CURRENT EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Management is easily accessible, very talented group of people, firm is highly entrepreneurial, steep learning curve, fully-paid MBA is an option

Downers

Staffing for projects depends a lot on budgets which can be tight, lots of travel and hours can be very long including lots of weekend work

Comments

As everyone knows, the entire process is mostly case based; however, talking about your resume, why you want to be at BCG, and building some sort of relationship with the interviewer is very important as well. When studying for cases, I spent about 3 weeks and about 4-5 hours a day practicing. Learn as many methodologies as possible...the more tools the better. Practicing with a partner and speaking out your answers will help a lot as well.

Amazing place

5.0 of 5 stars

December 2014 | FORMER EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Great people, great culture, and the prestige really helps out.

Downers

The long work hours can ruin your work life balance, but something's gotta give.

Comments

Make sure you know what you are signing up for, seriously.

Experienced in Retail & Consumer Goods

4.9 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture

Downers

Consulting requires longer hours

Experienced in Strategy

4.8 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Personal development opportunities, people, client exposure, compensation package

Downers

The inherent unpredictability of the industry

Experienced in Health Care and/or Pharmaceuticals

4.9 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

World-class problems and opportunity alongside world-class people

Downers

Demands constant high-performance with few respites

Entry-level in Energy & Utilities

5.0 of 5 stars

Washington, DC | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The people

Downers

The hours

Entry-level in Strategy

5.0 of 5 stars

Boston, MA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture, openness

Other in Management

4.9 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

People, projects, prestige

Downers

Hours

Comments

Best place to launch your career, learn a ton, get responsibility early on, take initiative

Entry-level in Health Care and/or Pharmaceuticals

4.8 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

People

Downers

Hours - but that is all consulting and BCG is one of the better in terms of work/life balance

Entry-level in Health Care and/or Pharmaceuticals

4.9 of 5 stars

Atlanta, GA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Downers

Performance review system is not fully transparent

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