Case Interview Articles

You would think for someone who is really fond of consulting that I would encourage everyone to pursue it. But, I actually think consulting is the wrong career profession for many people — even if they’re able to pass all the interviews. Consulting work is done in a very particular way that’s just not compatible [...]

I receive a lot of emails asking me questions about consulting and the case interview process. For awhile, I attempted to reply to each email personally and then included the more interesting questions in my case interview email newsletter. But, the email volume has finally overwhelmed my ability to respond to each question individually. While [...]

Hi my name is Victor Cheng and I recently published a case interview guide consisting of tools, frameworks and videos related to the case interview process at the major consulting firms. If you are looking for jobs in management consulting with firms like McKinsey, Bain, and Boston Consulting Group, you will need to familiarize yourself [...]

Question 1: In your videos you recommended to start broad. I noticed you always apply the 3CP: consumer, company, competition, products and you mentioned in the videos that many ways lead to the case ‘solution’ but you prefer to start with the consumers. Do interviewers actually care about the framework? Response 1: I think most [...]

Question: Do you have any tips for thinking out of the box?  (e.g. when building a bridge there could be projected utilization but also latent demand later when the bridge has been built, etc.) My Reply: This is tricky one to prep for. I find people are either naturally lateral (out of the box) thinkers, [...]

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