Oliver Wyman Interview Questions

78 total interview insight submissions

Interview Experience (100%)

The Interview Experience is a score from 1 star (very negative) to 5 stars (very positive) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the donut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire dataset.

4.1
  • Very Negative
  • Negative
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Very Positive
Interview Difficulty (99%)

The Interview Difficulty is a score ranging from very difficult (red) to very easy (green) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. The higher the number, the more difficult the interviews on average. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more insights, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire data set.

3.4
  • Very Easy
  • Easy
  • Average
  • Difficult
  • Very Difficult
% Interns - FT Offers (97%)

The % of Interns Getting a Full Time Offer chart is meant to provide a realistic estimate of the hiring practices of the company based on the reviews at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few reviews). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to the simple company average and away from the average of the entire data set.

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Interviews at Oliver Wyman

YearPositionLocationGroup/DivisionExperienceDifficulty
2018AssociateMunichInsurancePositiveAverage
2022Junior ConsultantLondonGeneralistVery PositiveAverage
2022consultant New York CityGeneralistVery PositiveEasy
2022Senior ConsultantLondonEnergyPositiveAverage
2021ConsultantChicagoGeneralistPositiveAverage
2021AnalystLondonManagement ConsultingNeutralDifficult
2021ConsultantChicagoGeneralistVery PositiveDifficult
2021Senior ConsultantBrooklynRiskVery PositiveAverage
2021Senior ConsultantNew York CityRiskVery PositiveAverage
2021ConsultantChicagoGeneralistVery PositiveAverage

Associate Interview - Insurance

Anonymous interview candidate in Munich

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Employee Referral

Length of Process

2-3 months
Interviewed: September 2018

Application

Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview

Interview

The interview process was very friendly and highly structured. There was a phone interview first, followed by an assessment day with 6 interviews.

Interview Questions

Every interviewer asked for case studies that were quite difficult because it was not the usual format of a structured case study but more like small brain teasers.

Junior Consultant Interview - Generalist

Anonymous employee in London

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: August 2022

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

1 day event where you do a case with a consultant and partner. After the interviews you immediately know the outcome.

Interview Questions

What do you do in your free time that shows you have business sense?

consultant Interview - Generalist

Anonymous employee in New York City

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: September 2022

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

2 rounds both in person second round was in the nyc office, 1 behavioral 1 case both rounds heard back same day

Interview Questions

a goal i set and how i achieved it

Senior Consultant Interview - Energy

Anonymous employee in London

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: July 2022

Application

Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview

Interview

I interviewed for the energy practice in London. I had 4 total interviews. Got an offer, but it was far below US standards and the GPB/ USD is tanking making London a tough place to acquire wealth

Interview Questions

All the interviews had a case and a personal experience section, but no behavioral questions

Consultant Interview - Generalist

Anonymous employee in Chicago

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: October 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

I went through 2 rounds, similar 1:1 interview process in both. One behavioral and one case.
Challenging but manageable cases

Interview Questions

Questions about the company

Analyst Interview - Management Consulting

Anonymous interview candidate in London

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: November 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

1. Send CV and Cover Letter
2. First Round Interviews - consists of two back to back case studies (no behavioural questions ask just pure case study)

Interview Questions

Have a decent understanding of financial concepts

Consultant Interview - Generalist

Anonymous employee in Chicago

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: October 2021

Application

Interview

I applied on Handshake. Once I got the interviews there were 2 rounds. The first round was a few behaviorals followed by a case. The last round was several cases. My first round was a Monday and the final round was the Friday of the same week. Very quick process.

Interview Questions

The most difficult question was being asked "Have you ever worked with someone you disliked? How did you handle it?"

Senior Consultant Interview - Risk

Anonymous interview candidate in New York City

Outcome

Declined Offer

Interview Source

Recruiter

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: March 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

Very quick hiring process. Fit interview with recruiter, and then a super day with 5 interviews. 4 case interviews and then 1 more fit.

Interview Questions

Nothing unexpected, standard case questions like market sizing, etc.

Consultant Interview - Generalist

Anonymous employee in Chicago

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: October 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

Two round process, all within one week. First round was two 1:1, one behavioral the other case. Easy math. Second round was the same format, slightly senior. Interesting case involving market sizing. Enjoyable process and great people.

Interview Questions

Size the market for a startup selling air conditioning units

Associate Interview - Management Consulting

Anonymous interview candidate in Boston

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: October 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview
Presentation

Interview

Applied through campus (MBA). Received an invitation within 2 weeks after the deadline. First interview took 2 weeks, 1 beh and 1 case interview. Final round consisted 2 case interviews and 1 beh interview.

Interview Questions

Beh questions asking for negative experience with a team