Case Interview

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Case Interview Basics

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Case Interview basics. There are seven major areas of preparation and knowledge that you must master to crush your case interview and get an offer from a top firm like McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The post Case Interview Basics appeared first on Management Consulted.

McKinsey PEI: Personal Experience Interview

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If you interview for McKinsey, you may come across the McKinsey Personal Experience Interview (PEI). The McKinsey PEI is a separate behavioral portion of the interview process on top of standard behavioral questions you can expect to see. Case Interview

Case Study Interview Questions and Answers

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One of the most challenging aspects of case interviews is that once you are provided with the problem, there are an infinite number of ways the case can go. The post Case Study Interview Questions and Answers appeared first on Management Consulted.

Case Interview Examples: Master List

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The case interview is the biggest challenge consulting candidates must overcome to receive an offer. The post Case Interview Examples: Master List appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview

Great Podcast Interviews

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Gift for you – podcast playlist Someone recently asked for a few podcast recommendations (hat tip: JZ), so I put together a playlist of 60+ podcast interviews. The post Great Podcast Interviews appeared first on Consultant's Mind.

McKinsey Case Interview: 4 Things You Never Knew

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The McKinsey consulting case interview – there are so many things to become familiar with in McKinsey consulting interview prep. The post McKinsey Case Interview: 4 Things You Never Knew appeared first on Management Consulted.

Case Interview: What To Wear

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What to wear to a case interview should not be overlooked! The post Case Interview: What To Wear appeared first on Management Consulted. Case InterviewWe actually get a fair number of questions about this.

STAR Method: Should it be Used in Fit Interviews?

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Preparing for behavioral interview questions for consulting recruiting can be challenging. The post STAR Method: Should it be Used in Fit Interviews? consulting interviews

Case interview season begins

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It’s case interview season. Then, BBAM, time for case interviews. I interviewed at… Read More » The post Case interview season begins appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Consultant case interviewSeems like students just got to school. Moving in, meeting a few people, and getting into an academic groove. There is one huge upside. You may have a job offer before Thanksgiving. Nothing like having a job lined up 6 months in advance.

3 Tips for Written Case Interview

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The written case interview, a fearsome adaptation of the regular verbal case interview. The post 3 Tips for Written Case Interview appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview case interviews management consulting

Case Interview: Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview

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You’ve just gone through a grueling case interview and there are a few minutes left before you part ways with your interviewer. The tables have now turned, and it’s your turn to put your interviewer on the spot. Case Interview

Structure of Three Case Interview Rounds

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It’s important to understand how your case interview rounds will be structured. The Case Interview has distinct rounds with different purposes – it’s a lot tougher to prepare if you don’t know what to expect. Case Interview

25 great podcast interviews

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Interview podcasts. Here are my… Read More » The post 25 great podcast interviews appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Fun podcast podcast interviewsPodcasts are a win-win-win. 1) Great use of your time when you are running errands or mindlessly driving to/from work. 2) Free to download. 3) Access to hugely successful people giving you practical, fun, real advice. 4) Share with clients, friends, and family. Oh, let me say it again – they’re free.

Case interview advice from Bain

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It’s consulting interview season which means well-groomed MBAs are sitting across small tables with consulting firm partners and senior managers in something called a case interview. For those readers from consulting firms – you know this fire drill – and probably remember it fondly like Marines who remember “hell week” Case interview advice. Consultant Bain case interview interview advice

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MECE Framework: Case Interview Example

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In this article, we will cover how to utilize MECE in a case interview setting. The post MECE Framework: Case Interview Example appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview case interviews consulting interviewsThe Mutually Exhaustive Collectively Exhaustive (MECE) framework is an important problem structuring principle that consultants use to organize data efficiently and comprehensively.

Introduction to Case Interviews

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If you’re applying to a consulting firm, be ready to get acquainted with case interviews. Almost all consulting firms include the case interview as part of their recruitment process. What Is a Case Interview? What Should You Bring to a Case Interview?

Interview Season for New Grads

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It is easy to put a lot of pressure on yourself during interview season, especially when your classmates are receiving interviews for firms you’re interested in. This blog post is mostly about what to do when you receive an interview at that firm you’ve been eyeing for some time.

Personal Experience Interview - McKinsey PEI

At consulting firms like McKinsey, you will receive a personal experience interview (or McKinsey PEI). Sometimes an entire interview is devoted to these types of questions. Other times, you will receive 10 - 15 minutes of these kinds of questions before you get a case interview.

BCG Interview Focus

Recently I received a question from a student who was interviewing with BCG in Africa for a associate position about focusing on specific types of cases based on the location of the firm he was interviewing with (i.e. since he was interviewing in Africa he asked if he should specifically focus on new market entries, growth strategies since this would be the issues most prevalent to businesses based in Africa).

BCG Case Interview Tips

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Welcome to Part 4 of our ongoing video series – in today’s video, Jenny Rae highlights her Top 2 BCG case interview tips. If you missed the earlier videos, check out our McKinsey, Bain, and Top 3 overall case interview … Continued. bcg interview case interviews

Career tip: What is an informational interview?

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Of the many things I learned in MBA, the “informational interview” is one of those gems that remains relevant a decade later. Information interviews. It is a win-win: The interviewee has the opportunity to be generous – with their… Read More » The post Career tip: What is an informational interview? Team informational interview networking

Bain Interview Format

In this email he describes the Bain Interview Format and the preparation, he did that led to the offer. I also add my commentary at the end elaborating on the Bain Interview Format and give some more tips on preparing for a Bain interview. I don't have proper words to thank you for all your e-mails, materials ( Case Interview Secrets and LOMS ) and overall spirit of a great guy helping others hit their #1 career target.

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Bain Written Case Interview

I recently was sent this question from a student looking for advice on how to prepare for a Bain Written Case Interview. I was just wondering if you had any advice on how to practice or attempt to answer/structure a written case interview study that I will have to tackle for a final round Bain interview coming up soon. And the creating the six slides to present to the interview is equivalent to the "synthesis" examples also in Look Over My Shoulder ®.

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Consulting Interview Questions

You can perform better in a consulting interview by having an upfront preview of what types of questions might be thrown your way. Consulting interview questions about pricing ask for the optimal price -- or way to determine the optimal price -- for a given product or service. When these numbers materialize, interviewers often want you to calculate a breakeven volume (or the volume necessary to reach pre-determined business goals) and determine if such a volume is achievable.

Tackling the Case Interview

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“Case study interviews put you in the driver’s seat: you’re given a real business problem to work through and solve. A common trademark in the consulting recruitment process is the case study interview. Treat your interviewer as a client ( Deloitte US Careers, n.d. ).

BCG Interviews: U.S. vs. Europe

A question I am often asked is what is the difference between a BCG interview in a European office vs. a US office? My response is that the consulting case interview process in Europe is more similar than different when compared with the U.S. In Round 1, I see a lot more variation in the cases with some offices in some firms going with more of pre-structured type of case interview. Some offices will use a telephone screening process before the first in-person interview.

5 Tips for McKinsey Case Interview

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McKinsey Case Interview Tips gives you wisdom that will help you get a McKinsey job offer! Case interview prep can be tough, but in this video Jenny Rae describes specifically what you need to do in your McKinsey interview. The post 5 Tips for McKinsey Case Interview appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview case interviews

BCG Practice Case Interview Session

A 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. My advice is I think it is best to assume this is a genuine offer to practice in advance of your actual interview. These practice interviews really are practice. The reality is case interviews are not typical interviews.

Bain Case Interview: How to shine

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The Bain case interview has its’ own nuances and slight differences in focus. Not understanding these differences from McKinsey or BCG case interviews could mean the difference between landing an offer at a top firm, or not. The post Bain Case Interview: How to shine appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview case interviews

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Bain Case Interview Tips

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We’re back this week with our one top tip for Bain case interviews. The post Bain Case Interview Tips appeared first on Management Consulted. case interviews

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Case Interview structure

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That’s right…interview season is here! For many of you, learning how to structure your approach to a case is the most challenging part of the entire case interview process. The post Case Interview structure appeared first on Management Consulted. case interviewsIt’s crunch time. You’ve been practicing so much that your structurer … Continued.

McKinsey interview: Sheryl Sanderberg

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Too many reasons to mention, but a good thumbnail will be this 9 minute interview with McKinsey here. The post McKinsey interview: Sheryl Sanderberg appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Sheryl Sandberg , COO of Facebook, is awesome.

BCG Case Interviews in Europe

Following is a report from a student that was recently hired by BCG in Western Europe where he shares his experience interviewing with BCG in Europe. I am not only writing to thank for your helpful material, but also to explain my experience during the interviewing process. My first two interviews were more quantitative. BCG Job Offer Reports Case Interview Articles

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. I did 60+ case interview questions and never saw this case even once.

McKinsey Case Interview Preparation Resources

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Tips for Case Interview Mastery

By the time you master the case interview, will you have any interview opportunities left? 2) Those who are a good fit, but their learning curve timing vs. the number of interview opportunities available were in conflict, and they ran out of time before they finally reached mastery level. I continue to feel that the best practice approach to case interview preparation is to use a 50/50 combo of Look Over My Shoulder ® and live practice with a partner.