Goldman Sachs Interview Experience for Fresher SDE - Intern, Feb 2021
Online Coding Interview
This was 90 minutes long proctored test with morning/afternoon slots based on aptitude. It consisted of six sections with a total of 66 questions as follows:
1. Numerical Computation: 8 MCQs
2. Numerical Reasoning: 12 MCQs
3. Comprehension: 10 MCQs
4. Abstract Reasoning: 12 MCQs
5. Diagrammatic Reasoning: 12 MCQs
6. Logical Reasoning: 12 MCQs
The marking scheme was +5 a...
Tip 1 : Be thorough with data structures and algorithms. Avoid just switching between different coding platforms according to people's suggestion instead pick one and stick to it(Leetcode worked for me!).
Tip 2 : Do not miss out on core subjects (for GS ,OOPs and Operating systems especially).
Tip 3 : Keep giving mock interviews (take at least 2 -3 prior to real one) ,it helps a lot to prevent last-minute interview anxieties and makes you feel prepared and confident.
Tip 1 : Choose the right format, it should reflect professionalism.Goldman Sachs blog suggests to arrange your resume with your educational information at the top,followed by your grade-point average,professional experience, projects and any special interests and activities or achievements.
Tip 2 : If you do not have any prior experience, solidify your projects section(3-4 is a good number).Articulate your project description in a precise and crisp format.
Tip 3 : Come up with three reasons why you should be picked for the job in accordance with job's description —these will be some of the top traits you’ll want to emphasize in your resume.
Tip 4 : Go through company's career blogs ,might give you relevant insights on what it expects then align your presentation in accordance with in.(Link to GS blog on resume tips:https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/blog/posts/resume-tips-from-goldman-sachs.html )