case interview practice

BCG Practice Case Interview Session

A CaseInterview.com student who received an interview from BCG recently asked me about how a practice case study interview works. This is an interview where you practice with a BCG associate prior to your actual interview. The reader was curious about how you prepare for this practice session and if it is truly a practice [...]

Tips for Practicing without Live Practice

What follows is case interview preparation tips from a CaseInterview.com student that received 2 MBB offers without live practice and a follow-up from me where I offer more advice on the proper mind-set for case interview preparation. Success Story and Tips: I would like to talk about one very specific aspect from my recruiting experience [...]

McKinsey Case Interview Preparation (2019 Update)

Because McKinsey is considered one of the top strategy consulting firms in the world (if not THE top management consulting firm), it is very important to the firm that its consultants represent the firm well. It is also important to realize that McKinsey charges a premium over its competitors BCG and Bain.  To justify this [...]

Interview Process and Preparation - McKinsey, Bain, BCG

Following is a success story from a student that interviewed with four firms and got offers from both McKinsey and Bain. He reports on the interview process at these firms and shares the preparation method that contributed to his success. Success Story: A couple of weeks ago, I sent you an e-mail to let you [...]

How to Improve Brain Processing Speed (Improving Problem Solving in a Case Interview)

This caseinterview.com student sent me an email recently asking my advice on how they could practice and improve their performance in the problem-solving part of a case interview. Below is the students question to me as well as my response and advice on how to best practice this skill. Reader’s Email First of all, many [...]

Case Interview Practice Tip – Practice in Everyday Life

Here is apractice tip from a CaseInterview.com student about how to practice cases in everyday life. This is a great tip and one I used myself when I was preparing for the case interview and one, I highly recommend. Below are the details on how this student used this practice tip to receive an offer [...]

Case Interview Practice Tip – Record Yourself and Listen to Your Performance

Recently a CaseInterview.com student sent me this case interview practice suggestion about recording and then analyzing your own performance in a case interview. I think this is a great idea and wish I had thought if it myself when I was preparing. Below is the student’s tip as well as my response where I go [...]

How to Develop a Case Interview Practice Routine

Below is a success story I recently received from a CaseInterview.com student about the success they had using a set case interview practice routine. I found the idea of a set practice routine very interesting for several reasons. First, it takes a lot of the thinking out of the administrative aspects of case practice. There’s [...]

Tips for Case Interview Mastery

There are lots of little things that separate a candidate who does a good job on a case vs. an excellent job. While it’s not necessary to be perfect on every case, it is necessary to come pretty close most of the time. It is far easier to have a higher success rate and be more consistent if you [...]

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