Last Minute Case Prep

In reviewing the thousands of emails I’ve received in the last few months, one of the extremely common questions I am asked is how much time is needed to prepare for case interviews. Today, instead of just writing my typical commentary, I am going to do something a little different. But before I do, a [...]

Question: Your site has been a great resource for me. I just have one concern, is there a way I can work on cases without anyone? The problem is that I don’t have anyone to work with me on cases. The people who I have access to are not familiar with the case interview. What [...]

Question: First of all, many thanks for all your information and encouraging words on case interview preparation . Secondly, I would like your advice on how to get my “brainspeed” or “processing speed” up (the problem solving part of the case interview). Here is the deal, I got a first round interview at McKinsey, but [...]

Case Interview Preparation Question: So, over the past three years, I have likely had about three case interviews to prepare for. I now have another interview with Monitor, but was only given one week’s notice. Before the last two case interviews I had, I also only had a week or so, was completely new to [...]

Question: I have a BCG interview in a few days.  I just started to prepare last week when I found out (I was really surprised and elated to get the interview). I’m going to try to read all of Case in Point by tomorrow, and I am almost done watching your videos.  What do you [...]