Case Interview Articles

Question: Quick question: when is the best time to do the synthesis + hypothesis combination in interviewer-led interviews? I know that you would normally do it after closing each branch/moving to the next framework in candidate-led cases, but what about the interviewer-led cases? Do you do it before each new question is asked? After? At [...]

Question: I purchased LOMS about ten days ago and have listened to it twice so far. I am trying to go over the seven times mantra, hopefully before the first round. As far as identifying my weak spots, I feel it’s with the “qualitative” cases, something that you mention is a common issue with people [...]

I receive many emails asking if I have a framework for XYZ kind of case. Often XYZ is something a little unusual, such as a non-profit case, a human resources organization design case, a manufacturing process improvement, or IT vendor selection case. While my focus is on strategy consulting cases, I still get these questions, [...]

Question: First of all I want to thank you for your informative videos and articles on case interviews strategies. I have a background in information technologies and have an office visit interview with one of the top 4 consulting firms in the coming week. It is for an IT advisor position. I have heard that [...]

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 [...]

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: 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 [...]

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