2011

Argh... Forget the Damn Framework!

Question: I purchased LOMS about ten days ago and have listened to it twice so far. I am trying to go over the seven times mantra, hopefully before the first round. As far as identifying my weak spots, I feel it’s with the “qualitative” cases, something that you mention is a common issue with people [...]

Issue Tree

Question on Using an Issue Tree: First, I would like to thank you very much for your LOMS program. I found it very helpful. Your emails are also very useful for me to learn many new things from other people’s experiences. My questions is about how to structure a case after a case question is [...]

Bain Manager Interview Offer

Success Story: I wanted to THANK YOU for all the material that you have prepared and it significantly helped me in my career move. I have 15+ years of industry experience and wanted to switch to management consulting having no previous experience in consulting field though I have MBA from [Top 10 MBA Program]. With [...]

Case Interview Books

The following are some of the more popular books on case interviews. I’ve assembled them in one place for those interested in getting a variety of perspectives on the case interview. Case Interview Secrets by Victor Cheng Case in Point by Marc Cosentino How to Get into the Top Consulting Firms by T. Darling Hacking [...]

BCG Offer from Non-Target School

Success Story: I wanted to thank you for your case interview videos. I must admit that I didn’t use your materials extensively (ran through the 6 hour free overview once and listened to 2-3 LOMS cases), but I believe your frameworks and commentary helped me seem a little less raw in my interviews. As a [...]

How to Overcome Rejection

Many believe that consulting skills (and by proxy case interview skills) are amongst some of the most useful skills in business. While I do agree with this statement, I do think there is another skill that is infinitely more useful in both business and in life. It is the skill of overcoming rejection or adversity. [...]

Switching Frameworks Mid-Case

Question: I work in the Venture Capital Industry and am considering a switch to strategy consultancy. Normally people switch the other way around but I think that it would be good to acquire more analytical, team and strategy skills, as I started in the VC field straight from campus. While orienting myself in the strategy [...]

McKinsey Experienced Hire Job Offer

Success Story: Thanks for your emails.  While I enjoyed receiving your insights, I will no longer need them as I have begun my new life as a consultant with McKinsey! I’d like to take a moment and say that you have a wonderful system here that positively impacted me in three main ways: 1) Your [...]

Are Consulting Firms Hiring Less Due to Economy?

Question: Are Consulting Firms Hiring Less Due to Economy? I wanted to get your opinion and insight on this: Do you feel that consulting firms, especially the Big 3 and Booz & Co., will be cutting back on the number of undergraduates they hire for full-time consulting positions in the upcoming Fall 2011 recruiting cycle, considering the [...]

AT Kearney Industry Hire

Success Story: I am writing to thank you for your website’s instruction and your emails.  I recently received an Associate offer from A.T. Kearney and I accepted. I’m looking forward to my first day on XXXX.  I am an Industry hire – meaning I graduated from business school in XXXX and worked in industry before [...]

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