practice case interviews

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 [...]

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 Example – Capacity Change Framework

I’ve had several requests to provide an example of a case involving the Capacity Change Framework as described in my case interview frameworks article. Before I provide the example and walk through how to solve it, let me start by providing some context. First, you don’t see this kind of case very often. I did 60+ case [...]

Six Consulting Offers from Toronto

Email: This is a little overdue but I wanted to send you a note with a big thank you for all the prep material on the website. I found it several months ago and started prepping immediately and had done 40-50 practice interview cases before recruiting season. The frameworks are an excellent way to guide [...]

Obligation to Dissent and Client Skills

In an email to my newsletter recipients (through https://www.caseinterview.com), I made a glaring math mistake.  And I received more emails than I ever have pointing it out! This is actually quite an interesting teaching opportunity on so many levels, let explain what I mean. While I received many more emails than I normally do pointing [...]

Synthesis in Case Interviews

What follows is an exchange of emails with a reader regarding synthesis is case interviews. Reader Email 1 of 3: Hi, Victor, Thanks to the LOMS program, I was able to learn just enough within a short time to pass my first ever case interview with Mckinsey. I got the feedback from HR that overall [...]

Why Multiple Interviews in the Same Day?

Question: Thank you for the emails you have been sending me, I find them very useful and full of insights. I an MBA graduate and I have just been invited to an interview with a boutique firm. I am a bit surprised that they have scheduled me for two consecutive interviews in the same day: [...]