As a non, MBA I have spent several weeks practising case studies, and am feeling confident in most of the areas the firms are looking for. I am however struggling (time and time again) with the quantitive case study questions (speficically the mckinsey type i.e. 5-10 data elements and a 'how much to do this' type question).
My maths is fine, but I am consistently struggling to figure out the relevenace of the data elements, and structure the answer in the time given. My question is:
1. Do you have any suggestion on how to practice for these specific types of case interview questions ? and
2. Where can I find examples to work on? There are lots of examples on the internet, and in books, of general, 'framework' type questions, but very few on these types of quantative questions.
Again, the maths is fine, it's just structuring the answer and the relation to the data elements thats killing me!
I've been told that various standardized test prep books have questions like these in them. So I would suggest looking in GMAT, GRE preparation books - and specifically look for the section that's most similar to these types of questions.