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We are looking for outstanding Hungarian and Romanian university students in their 3rd year of bachelor or 1st, 2nd year of master studies with an affinity for strategy, analytics, and the following qualities:

  • Outstanding academic performance, along with evidence of excellence in extracurricular activities
  • Ability to quickly comprehend complex materials, a sharp analytical mind, curiosity, inventiveness, and an affinity for numbers as much as for people
  • Desire to not only understand a situation, but to change it for the better

Application and selection process timeline

  1. Upload your CV by March 17, 2019
  2. Complete the problem solving test on March 20 OR 21
  3. Students will be notified about the outcome of the application by March 29, 2019
  4. The competition will take place in Budapest between April 5-7. The exact schedule will be communicated to you following the test.

How to apply

Please upload your CV here by March 17, 2019. All students who signed up for the Strategy Cup will be invited for the test writing on March 20 OR 21. You will be notified about the outcome of your application by March 29, 2019.

Applicants will be ranked based on test results AND studies/professional experiences. We will form 6 teams that will compete with each other on the weekend of April 5 – April 7, 2019.

Although you will compete in teams the application is individual. After completing the selection process BCG will form the teams based on your profile to assure diversity and equal chances.

About the test

The problem solving test is a paper-based test, with 53 questions to be answered in 50 minutes and it will be completed in the Budapest office. No calculator is allowed.

The paper test includes multiple sections and each section contains a short document outlining a business situation that needs to be solved.

BCG Strategy Cup - Hungary