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Question: First of all thank you so much. I bought your books on Amazon and devour your newsletters and this has been an essential part of the exciting story I’m about to tell you. I want to give you a very short version to see if I’m so lucky as to get your advice. I [...]

Question: I want to thank you for the assistance you give thousands of people interviewing for consulting firms. I have an interview with BCG for an associate position in [African city]. However, the first round of interviews are in [U.S. City]. I read that usually case interviews that are given to candidates are based on [...]

Success Story: I wanted to offer my sincere gratitude to the free resources that you’ve posted online, which helped me clinch a job with BCG. I followed your videos religiously and kept track of my case prep throughout the entire month that I had. Turns out that the whole practice of developing good case habits [...]

Following is a success story I received from an F1Y who persevered after a McKinsey rejection, reinforcing the importance of preparation in the case interview process. Success Story: Thank you for creating a wonderful source for case interview studies. I want to share my experience with you so that many people in my situation can [...]

Following is a field report from a reader that interviewed with four firms and got offers from both McKinsey and Bain. He reports on the interview process at these firms and shares the preparation method that contributed to his success. Success Story: A couple of weeks ago, I send you an e-mail to let you [...]

Success Story: Just want to say thank you very much for all the materials and mails you prepared for our case interviews! They are very helpful, not only for the recruiting process, but also for building up my logical mind set. I received offers from several consulting firms this fall, and am going to join [...]

Success Story: I am writing to you in response to our last conversation when I told you I was being interviewed by McKinsey and BCG. I am glad to tell you I was made an offer by BCG. It was a tremendous experience. The interviews lasted for 40 minutes each (5 of them) and each [...]

There’s a great article in Bloomberg BusinessWeek that discusses how the global strategy consulting industry got started, why Boston Consulting Group was founded, how Bain was a spin off of BCG, and how Bain Capital was a spin off of Bain. Although the article’s title focuses on tracing the business career of Mitt Romney, candidate [...]

Following is a field report I received from a F1Y in Asia. Field Report: Dear Victor, Just wanted drop you a quick note. As an experienced hire that didn’t even get interview invites coming out of undergrad and periodic cold web submissions a couple years ago, I now made it to final rounds with Bain [...]

Question: I am a junior at [U.S. University] and through a connection I was able to secure a “coffee chat” with a BCG Associate. In the confirmation email, it says “No need to dress up – this is an opportunity for us to get to know each other in a casual setting.” I obviously don’t [...]

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