July 2012

Do You Work for Income or Assets?

One of the mistakes I made early in my career was to think of my career as a way to earn an income to pay the bills. While there is nothing wrong with this approach, there’s an alternative approach that I did not consider explicitly and early enough in my career. That is the idea [...]

McKinsey South Africa Offer

Here is a success story from South Africa. Field Report: My feedback for Victor and everyone who contributes to CaseInterview.com is simple: you guys are brilliant. I’d like to take the opportunity to thank you all very much. I found the website and used the free case interview preparation material to prepare for my interview [...]

Case Frameworks - Where to Start

Question: I’m really hoping you reply to this email if you get the time. I have final round interviews with Roland Berger on Saturday morning. I’ve done a couple of interviews so far and apparently they went well. I watched all your videos and they have been extremely helpful. I have a question though: when [...]

When to Close a Case

Question: I am a big fan of your materials (LOMS and HSMC are both very helpful). Wanted to ask you a quick question about concluding cases. I think the materials do a great job of covering HOW to close a case. However, what I am struggling with is knowing exactly WHEN to conclude. As I [...]

Monitor Role Playing Interview

Question: Thanks for your website! It’s also thanks to your suggestions that I’ve received an internship offer for BCG in Europe. My question is the following: I’ve also been invited to the last step of Monitor recruiting, and I was told it will be also about a “role play” – what is the best way [...]

Written Communication as a Consultant

Question: I am wondering if you might have a reference for consulting-specific writing coaching. Since joining Booz and Company, I have been rated ‘high potential’ but am being told that I need to be more concise in my writing and speaking. I am in the somewhat unusual position of being an Engagement Manager-level hire with [...]

Roland Berger Job Offer

Following is a success story from a new Roland Berger consultant. Field Report: This quick mail to thank you up for your material. I’ve just got an offer from Roland Berger in Paris (and unfortunately got rejected at McKinsey at the last round). On this experience I can say that I’ve found your advice 99% [...]

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