1st Year Associate
at McKinsey and Co

Group/Division/Type: Generalist

City: San Francisco, United States

Interviewed: November 2017

Overall experience




General Interview Information


No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months

Interview Details

What did the interview consist of?

1 on 1 Interview

Please describe the interview / hiring process.

Applied online then got an email inviting me to a first round interview consisting of two 1-on-1 interviews, each with a behavioral component and a case. They gave a decent amount of coaching before the interview, both in groups and 1-on-1 with current employees. I heard back a week later I got a second round, which consisted of thee interviews int he same format as the first round but with partners. I heard back the following Monday that I did not receive an offer.

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