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    (Original post by rd123456)
    Thanks ! was the logical similar to the real one in terms of difficulty also can u pls give me some advice on the work style personality questionairre as not looking forward to it
    Logic was similar. Not too difficult for PwC. I would just advise doing as much practice as possible for them. The more you do, the more you see which patterns start reappearing.*

    As for the PwC questionnaire, I really don't know. Its long and repetitive. I just tried to answer honestly, but it forces you to make choices that you don't really want to. I guess you could try to balance your answers, i.e. don't repeatedly put teamwork as a dislike, but then your answers may look very inconsistent since you aren't likely to remember exactly what you put for each question.*
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    (Original post by josh_v)
    Logic was similar. Not too difficult for PwC. I would just advise doing as much practice as possible for them. The more you do, the more you see which patterns start reappearing.*

    As for the PwC questionnaire, I really don't know. Its long and repetitive. I just tried to answer honestly, but it forces you to make choices that you don't really want to. I guess you could try to balance your answers, i.e. don't repeatedly put teamwork as a dislike, but then your answers may look very inconsistent since you aren't likely to remember exactly what you put for each question.*
    Is PwC questionnaire, numerical and logical? Are they SHL?
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    (Original post by B-Stacks)
    Is PwC questionnaire, numerical and logical? Are they SHL?
    Yeah its those 3. And I believe its SHL.*
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    Has anybody received the tests for EY?
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    (Original post by polecon)
    Has anybody received the tests for EY?

    Not yet, I applied last week and still havent recieved anything.
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    Has anyone done the BDO tests? What should I expect from the numerical test? Im about to do it today, but just trying to get prepared.
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    Received invitation to take assessments from EY.
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    (Original post by BH83)
    Anyone got/had an interview for PwC?


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    Ive done online tests got above average in both but the email said getting average or above average doesnt automoatically guarantee progression to the next stage and that youll have to wait 5 days to find out.

    Hoping ive made it

    Just wondering did u go score exceptional.
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    (Original post by yusuf_777)
    Ive done online tests got above average in both but the email said getting average or above average doesnt automoatically guarantee progression to the next stage and that youll have to wait 5 days to find out.

    Hoping ive made it

    Just wondering did u go score exceptional.
    I'm pretty sure I didn't get the highest scores so you should be fine.


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    (Original post by polecon)
    Received invitation to take assessments from EY.
    In my email it says they must be completed within three days, does this mean 3 working days or exactly 72 hours
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    (Original post by nick6565)
    In my email it says they must be completed within three days, does this mean 3 working days or exactly 72 hours
    Im under the impression that it is 72 hours. It doesnt mention business days in the email.
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    (Original post by josh_v)
    Im under the impression that it is 72 hours. It doesnt mention business days in the email.
    Have you done the tests ?
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    (Original post by nick6565)
    Have you done the tests ?
    No not yet. I will be doing them tomorrow.*
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    Bloody hell you guys are keen.
    Whilst I'm still here, I start at Deloitte next week; if anyone wants any pointers.
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    (Original post by Inazuma)
    Bloody hell you guys are keen.
    Whilst I'm still here, I start at Deloitte next week; if anyone wants any pointers.
    Did you apply to the any others apart from deloitte? What role are you going into ?Any advice for applications?
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    (Original post by nick6565)
    Did you apply to the any others apart from deloitte? What role are you going into ?Any advice for applications?
    I applied extremely late (January) so unfortunately no experience of the others. I'm going into Risk Advisory (Consultancy).

    Probably one important thing is to remember Professional services are all about clients. Any experience you can use to reflect that and reiterate throughout the process helps. Professional services.... Professional servants
    Similarly, professional services isn't only about smarts (that's what the tests are for), but highly regard you as a person and your fit. That's why you need to know each firms values inside out (Deloitte is big on quality for example) to ensure they will like you and you them.
    And making sure you're balanced as a person - clients and colleagues need to trust you and like you, so being a genius is not enough. Reflect that too - teamwork, interactions and generally being likeable when you hopefully get to interviews.

    Also each sector is different, things like Tax or Audit require a lot more accuracy and perfection (due to the obvious risks) than perhaps consultancy etc requires, so reading as much as possible through company websites, news articles etc helps.

    And don't be disheartened if you don't succeed, they get many applicants and their reasons for rejection won't always be down to much more than not fitting in.
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    (Original post by nick6565)
    Have you done the tests ?
    I've just sat the EY tests.


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    Anyone here applying for school leavers or is this just for grads?
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    (Original post by BH83)
    I've just sat the EY tests.


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    How was it?
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    (Original post by e^x)
    How was it?
    They weren't too bad, just the standard 'situational awareness', 'business behaviour' and personality tests.


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