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    (Original post by jack_the_ripper)
    Hi people. I applied to bain over a week ago. Today I got a phone call from a no caller id number but I missed it. I'm not sure if it was just random or a company tried calling me. I just wanted to know if Mckinsey or Bain, do they call you to invite you to do the tests/interviews or do they correspond via email. I haven't been invited to tests wither either of the companies
    Bain was via email.
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    (Original post by Tangente)
    Bain was via email.
    thanks for that. Also what company does Bain use for their online tests? and is it numerical, verbal and logic tests that you have to do or just numerical and verbal? many thanks
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    (Original post by jack_the_ripper)
    thanks for that. Also what company does Bain use for their online tests? and is it numerical, verbal and logic tests that you have to do or just numerical and verbal? many thanks
    Cubiks. If you go to page 19, it's discussed a bit there.
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    (Original post by tasmith247)
    Hi Sync,

    Congratulations! Which CT are you in? I am through to the assessment day! Can you give me any tips please? How did you find the case study and business scenario? is the case study given a week beforehand?

    Also, I applied for April start date, so I haven't received a date yet for my AC, as they are prioritising Jan intake. Do you know by any chance when Capgemini may start the ACs for the later intakes?

    Thanks! and congrats again.
    may i ask when did you apply? i'm thinking of applying for them but it seems like everyone is getting offer and AC. Is it worth a shot of putting my application in. Thank you
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    Did Bain too this morning, just wait until the 17th now.. wasn't the easiest test i've ever done!
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    (Original post by bankonthis)
    may i ask when did you apply? i'm thinking of applying for them but it seems like everyone is getting offer and AC. Is it worth a shot of putting my application in. Thank you
    I sent off my application 10th Oct. I was told that assessment centre places for Jan intake are full, but for April and Sep, there are still spaces, so you should still try!
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    (Original post by tasmith247)
    I sent off my application 10th Oct. I was told that assessment centre places for Jan intake are full, but for April and Sep, there are still spaces, so you should still try!
    thank u for this! im going for the Sept intake. are they quick with their responses?
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    did anyone hear from CVA?
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    Out of interest, how do you guys prepare for case studies? And what resources (websites, books etc.) do you use?
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    For Capgemini applicants - I am a bit confused regarding capability teams, as I thought they said you don't need to know in which area you want to specialise in, however the application form requires you to choose one?
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    (Original post by Luccy.)
    Did Bain too this morning, just wait until the 17th now.. wasn't the easiest test i've ever done!
    (Original post by Tangente)
    Cubiks. If you go to page 19, it's discussed a bit there.
    Can people who have taken the Bain online test clarify what's on it please?

    1. Are all of the questions data interpretation questions based on tables & graphs? (my test page just says RfB Numerical Reasoning)?
    2. If there are verbal/critical reasoning questions, what kind? True/False/Can't Say? Assessing the logic of arguments?
    3. Any diagrammatic questions (sometimes called inductive reasoning, with patterns and shapes)?
    4. Any geometry?
    5. Any probability?
    6. Any permutations/combinatorics?
    7. Any number properties (e.g. divisibility, primes)?
    8. Any advice for how to practice? Is any section of the GMAT similar to these questions?

    And regarding the rules of the test:
    9. Are you allowed to skip questions? Or do you need to choose an answer in order to proceed to the next question?
    10. Are you allowed to return to an answer once you've answered/skipped it?
    11. Is there a penalty for wrong answers or do you simply not receive any points?
    12. How many questions are on the test?

    Thanks!
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    anyone hear from BCG?
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    Can people who have taken the Bain online test clarify what's on it please?

    1. Are all of the questions data interpretation questions based on tables & graphs? (my test page just says RfB Numerical Reasoning)?
    2. If there are verbal/critical reasoning questions, what kind? True/False/Can't Say? Assessing the logic of arguments?
    3. Any diagrammatic questions (sometimes called inductive reasoning, with patterns and shapes)?
    4. Any geometry?
    5. Any probability?
    6. Any permutations/combinatorics?
    7. Any number properties (e.g. divisibility, primes)?
    8. Any advice for how to practice? Is any section of the GMAT similar to these questions?

    And regarding the rules of the test:
    9. Are you allowed to skip questions? Or do you need to choose an answer in order to proceed to the next question?
    10. Are you allowed to return to an answer once you've answered/skipped it?
    11. Is there a penalty for wrong answers or do you simply not receive any points?
    12. How many questions are on the test?

    Thanks!
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    (Original post by edgorey)
    Can people who have taken the Bain online test clarify what's on it please?

    1. Are all of the questions data interpretation questions based on tables & graphs? (my test page just says RfB Numerical Reasoning)?
    2. If there are verbal/critical reasoning questions, what kind? True/False/Can't Say? Assessing the logic of arguments?
    3. Any diagrammatic questions (sometimes called inductive reasoning, with patterns and shapes)?
    4. Any geometry?
    5. Any probability?
    6. Any permutations/combinatorics?
    7. Any number properties (e.g. divisibility, primes)?
    8. Any advice for how to practice? Is any section of the GMAT similar to these questions?

    And regarding the rules of the test:
    9. Are you allowed to skip questions? Or do you need to choose an answer in order to proceed to the next question?
    10. Are you allowed to return to an answer once you've answered/skipped it?
    11. Is there a penalty for wrong answers or do you simply not receive any points?
    12. How many questions are on the test?

    Thanks!
    It's honestly not very dissimilar to SHL/Kenexa tests. You can move around, not negatively marked, I think 25 questions in 20 minutes or 30 questions in 25 minutes, something of that nature.

    The only difference is that for a few of them it'll give you a statement and you have to figure out if true/false/cannot say. But the rest is pretty much exactly like SHL/Kenexa, not too bad at all. Don't worry.
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    (Original post by Michael XYZ)
    It's honestly not very dissimilar to SHL/Kenexa tests. You can move around, not negatively marked, I think 25 questions in 20 minutes or 30 questions in 25 minutes, something of that nature.

    The only difference is that for a few of them it'll give you a statement and you have to figure out if true/false/cannot say. But the rest is pretty much exactly like SHL/Kenexa, not too bad at all. Don't worry.
    you sure it's not negatively marked - it says not to guess, which usually means you'll be penalised for it.
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    (Original post by Luccy.)
    you sure it's not negatively marked - it says not to guess, which usually means you'll be penalised for it.
    Unless it explicitly says, I doubt it. If it is, they're dicks. I doubt they're really trying to trick us with it though.
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    I have literally been waiting for a telephone interview with KPMG since mid/end September! They kept sending those 'We are still working on finding interview days for you' emails a while back, but those have stopped too, should I be concerned? I don't want to be pushy, but do you think emailing someone at KPMG is a good idea? And who should I email?! Sorry, just starting to panic now and I had applied early precisely to have an early advantage and try and get a lot of the rounds out of the way before the term really kicked in and now it's November and nothing.

    Also has anyone heard anything from Oliver Wyman after taking the tests?
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    (Original post by saks10111)
    I have literally been waiting for a telephone interview with KPMG since mid/end September! They kept sending those 'We are still working on finding interview days for you' emails a while back, but those have stopped too, should I be concerned? I don't want to be pushy, but do you think emailing someone at KPMG is a good idea? And who should I email?! Sorry, just starting to panic now and I had applied early precisely to have an early advantage and try and get a lot of the rounds out of the way before the term really kicked in and now it's November and nothing.

    Also has anyone heard anything from Oliver Wyman after taking the tests?
    I haven't heard anything yet but I know someone who received a rejection email on Friday, after taking the test..
    I'm guessing no news is good news?
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    With that said, I did the Oliver Wyman tests and MUST have failed so I wouldn't get hopes up massively either.
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    Oliver Wyman said they will let us know by Friday the 14th. So we will hear this week
 
 
 
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