Case Interview Articles

Question: Greetings from Croatia, I am very happy to say that by following advices and materials from your site, I have been able to secure a McKinsey interview with the Zagreb Office. I’ve been preparing for this for the last four months now, and your site has been the central point of resources and information [...]

It is important to develop your basic math skills to a high level of proficiency while under the pressure and stress of an interview. The best way to do that is to practice your math skills while timing yourself. I am working on creating such a tool for members of my case interview preparation community. [...]

Question: I’m a huge fan of your online case prep material and your emails. I am certain they have helped me get to the two final round interviews I’ve got coming up (BCG and McKinsey). I was wondering if I could ask for your advice on one particular thing – the ‘role play’ interview. Below [...]

One of the nuanced skills that I’m noticing some people having difficulty with is the ability to identify the “key drivers” behind a particular business trend. Mastering this skill is not only important in a case interview, but is arguably far more important after the case interview — when you are doing real client work. [...]

Success Story: Thanks so much for your advice and for the LOMS. I got an offer from Bain [Western Europe] today, so am really happy and want to thank you for all your hard work. The written case study was a pack of info (financial reports, competitor data, customer information, press cuttings, management’s statement) which [...]

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 [...]

Question: I have a case interview with a Top 3 firm in two days’ time. Thank you for the excellent materials that you’ve put up on this site. I am using your case interview preparation videos and the LOMS program exclusively to prepare for my interview. Your materials have really given me a lot of [...]

Question: Your resources have been very helpful for me so far. I am an experienced candidate, and just had my phone case coaching session with McKinsey. One thing I was a little surprised by was that the case coach wanted me to offer up an opinion straight away as opposed to laying out a structure [...]

Question: I’ve purchased LOMS and have just completed my first attempt at all the cases. Your best practise examples are so useful. I was just wondering if you had any advice on how to practice or attempt to answer/structure a written case interview study that I will have to tackle for a final round Bain [...]

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