Knowing the pitfalls is the first step towards avoiding them.
The fit interview often seems overshadowed by the infamous case interview. However, it is by no means less important. Certain mistakes in the fit interview can mean the difference between an offer and a rejection.
In my 4.5 years at McKinsey, I saw many candidates slide the fit. Make sure you stay away from the most common pitfalls I saw candidates fall into. Here are 3 of those pitfalls: