Prepare for the PwC School Leavers Psychometric Tests, Assessment Centre, and Interview

Are you applying to PwC UK as a school or college leaver? Find out what’s in store for you, from the first application to the final interview, with JobTestPrep.
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PwC’s positions for school and college leavers are a great chance to gain experience in a range of different business areas before starting a career. As this is a unique opportunity, the company wants to make sure they are hiring the best of the best, and they use a thorough application process to do so. Find out how to prepare for the online tests, assessment day, and interview below.

PwC School and College Leavers Selection Process

Online Tests

After receiving and reviewing your application, the recruitment team will be in touch with you if they think you show promise. The big hurdle in this process is the online tests.

The online aptitude tests for PwC’s school and college leavers can be provided by either CEB’s SHL or Saville Consulting. All candidates will face both a numerical and verbal reasoning test from either provider.

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Assessment Day

The next stage is PwC’s assessment centre, held at one of their offices. During the assessment centre, you can expect a number of different assessments: tests to verify your numerical and verbal scores, group or individual exercises, and an in-tray exercise to examine your written communication skills.

Final Interview

The interview is the final stage of the recruitment process and takes place either as part of the assessment day or at an arranged time afterward. Lasting for about 45 minutes, the interview is held with a senior staff member from the business area you are applying to. Questions focus on your competencies, and the interviewer is looking to see passion and enthusiasm in your answers.

For tips on how to shine during the interview, check out our PwC interview guide.

In Summary

Between the online aptitude tests, assessment centre, and interview, being accepted into a PwC scheme for college or school leavers is a difficult process. Make sure you are up to par beforehand by preparing with the materials we have mentioned above.

Good luck!

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