case interview preparation

Monitor Deloitte Consulting Interview Tips

The following is a success story from a CaseInterview.com student who recently received an offer from Monitor Deloitte and his tips for consulting interview success. Success Story: Here is the short and sweet version of my story (longer version below): Doctoral student applies for McKinsey APD— rejected Decides to be a “good” PhD and consider academia Two [...]

BCG Interview Focus

Recently I received a question from a CaseInterview.com student who was interviewing with BCG in Africa for an associate position. His question was should he focus his case interview preparation on studying for specific types of cases based on the location of the firm he was interviewing with (i.e. since he was interviewing in Africa [...]

Tip from a BCG New Hire

Following is a success story I received from a BCG new hire who persevered after a McKinsey rejection, reinforcing the importance of preparation and perseverance in the case interview process. Success Story: Thank you for creating a wonderful source for case interview studies. I want to share my experience with you so that many people [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Can You be Too Prepared for a Case Interview?

Recently I have received several emails from readers asking if you can be “too prepared” for a case interview. My answer is both yes and no. Let me explain. Interviewers do complain that many candidates are “too prepared,” but what they mean by this comment is not what it seems. The “too prepared” designation comes [...]

Prep Tips from McKinsey F1Y

This F1Y’s report of the preparation needed to secure a McKinsey offer should be useful to you. Success Story: I hope this finds you well. As cliche as this may now sound to you, I’ve been waiting to write this email to you for a while now! Keeping in line with your synthesis style, here’s [...]

Interview Advice from McKinsey New Hire

Success Story: I am a fresh grad who got an offer from McKinsey, and I can assure everyone that CaseInterview.com is what drove me into Big3. I will try to provide my piece of advice for other candidates and to summarize most valuable insights from CaseInterview.com materials, and I would like to express my personal [...]

Networking, Practice, and Extreme Preparation

The following is a letter I received from a F1Y who took a calculated path and persisted, despite many setbacks, to reach the ultimate goal of a full time consulting position. This story highlights specific actions the F1Y took to be successful, and is an important read for anyone pursuing this same goal. Success Story: [...]

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