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80/20 Rule to Get an Offer

This success story comes from a McKinsey new hire from a non-target school who gives tips on getting an interview, and explains how to use the 80/20 rule in case interview preparation. Success Story: First, thank you for your materials, they helped a lot in the beginning. After more than 300 hours of preparation and about [...]

From Ad Agency & Non-Target School to McKinsey Offer

I wanted to share this field report from an F1Y who took a non-traditional route into consulting, had to prepare without the resources available on campus, and faced numerous disadvantages but still secured an offer. Field Report: You have undoubtedly changed my life. And I mean that in the most sincere, non-cliché way possible. It [...]

What to Do After the Consulting Firm Offer

Question: I am very excited to have received my dream consulting firm offer just two days ago. I don’t think I am a traditional consulting candidate and I had no interest in consulting at all, up until last May. Your website, LOMS program and daily emails were definitely great resources that helped me learn more about consulting [...]

Why Is Victor Cheng So Damn Picky?

Question: I would like to do three things: a) Express my appreciation and gratitude for your resources and help, b) Describe the interview format I encountered at McKinsey to help prepare other applicants, c) Ask you about your professional opinion on two competing offers (McKinsey vs. Google). — a) Thanking you Thanks to your frameworks [...]

From Creative Industry to McKinsey Offer - Experienced Hire

Question: It was really fascinating to read your today’s email about landing a McKinsey offer while coming from advertising. Because this is exactly what I’m going through now: I work in a top ad agency in [European city] and I’m in a middle of my preparation process for interviews in MBB. In case you would be so kind [...]

Comparing Offers from BCG and McKinsey

Question: I wanted to get your opinion on something.  Firstly, I want to thank you for the materials you put on your website.  Thanks to them, I got job offers from McKinsey and BCG in (Middle East Country) to start as a business analyst. However, I am having hard to time to decide which one [...]

More on Confidence in Case Interviews

Email: I am a regular reader of your emails discussing ways in which to succeed at case interviews and can without doubt say that they assisted me in getting an offer for an associate position with McKinsey in Johannesburg. I stumbled upon your website quite far into the application process (about two weeks prior to my final [...]

Case Interview Tools

When I am contacted by candidates who have made it through the case interview process with a successful offer, often I get emails like the one below with tips for those still interviewing. Field Report: It’s been about 8 months that I was dreaming to write this e-mail to you. Tomorrow I’m joining McKinsey in [...]

McKinsey Offer vs. Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Offer

Question: I think your site is wonderful, and I really appreciate the work that you do. Yesterday I got the call from McKinsey and BCG and both have accepted me for positions.  Now it comes down to weighing the options! Thanks so much! P.S. Do you have any thoughts on McKinsey vs. BCG? My Reply: [...]

No Substitute for Hard Work

This field report comes from an F1Y who had abandoned the idea of consulting after failure in the case interview process but then decided to pursue it as a career option a second time and succeeded. Success Story: Hope you are well. First let me start by saying thank you for dedicating your time to [...]

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