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Oct 27, 2009 - 6:39pm

very different. these interviews often jump into probability, finance theory (efficient markets, etc), econ theory (antitrust), and mathematical problem solving. not all of them are like that, though, as some are more fit based.

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Oct 23, 2012 - 1:34am

I would say the main difference is nobody is looking for you to get creative. There is a right answer and he or she is trying to see if you get it and how you get there. Err on the side of talking less if you have a habit of rambling when you're nervous. Saying something that goes against basic economic theory is a pretty big ding, especially if they are already on the fence about you.

It also varies by practice group. If it's finance you'll obviously get questions about efficient markets, portfolio theory, etc; for antitrust you can expect industrial organization questions.

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