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Consulting case interviews: a comprehensive guide

The consulting case interview is the biggest hurdle for candidates before their McKinsey careers, BCG careers, or Bain careers can take off. Top-tier consulting firms are consistently ranked as the toughest firms to get in for applicants and the case interview plays a big part in the evaluation process, besides the Personal Fit Interview. As…
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Interview with the Consulting Podcast

I sat together with Mohammad Misbah, @theconsultingguy, on his Consulting Podcast to discuss the current trends in the industry and recruiting. We spoke about: How to get into McKinsey, BCG, and Bain How consulting recruiting is changing in 2021 How to successfully scale a business in times of a pandemic Future plans for StrategyCase.com And many…
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Bain SOVA Test (2021): how to prepare and ace it

The Bain SOVA Test is one hurdle to pass if you want to work for Bain & Company. Bain has partnered with SOVA to add an additional element to their recruiting process. It can be either a gatekeeper between application screening and the case interviews or is used in conjunction with the first round of the case interviews…
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The Bain Online Test

The Bain Online Test is one hurdle to pass if you want to work for Bain & Company. It can be either a gatekeeper between application screening and the case interviews or is used in conjunction with the first round of the case interviews to evaluate candidates. In that sense, it is used in a…
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How to interpret charts and data in case interviews

90% of consulting case interviews will have you interpret charts and data or 100% of top-tier firm interviews such as McKinsey, BCG, and Bain. This article is part of our consulting case interview series. For the other articles, please click below: Overview of case interviews: what is a consulting case interview? How to create a…
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How to recover from mistakes in case interviews

No candidate is perfect. McKinsey, BCG, and Bain know this. Hence, making a mistake during a case interview should not be a definite deal-breaker to land a top-tier strategy consulting offer unless It happens more frequently within one case You mess up throughout several cases on the interview day One mistake triggers a chain-reaction of…
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Case interview math: the insider guide

Aspiring consultants at McKinsey, BCG, and Bain or any of the Big 4 and other consulting firms will have to go through some numerical problems during their case interviews. In fact, in roughly 70% of consulting case interviews, candidates need to demonstrate the ability to handle quantitative problems confidently. For top-tier firms such as McKinsey,…
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2021 consulting salaries: how much top management consultants earn

A McKinsey career pays well Salary discussions are very important for most applicants at McKinsey, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and Bain after having invested significant amounts of money and time into their prestigious education. In this article, we want to give you an insight into how much money you can expect and how your…
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The big 3 consulting firms: why McKinsey, BCG, and Bain are the most prestigious

McKinsey & Company McKinsey & Company is a partnership and widely acknowledged as the most prestigious consulting firm. It was founded in 1926 by James O. McKinsey, however, underwent a significant transition through the leadership of Marvin Bower, who established the principles of the McKinsey for which it is known today.  McKinsey is hired by…
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How to ace the Bain written case interview

Bain & Company employs written case interviews during their recruiting process in addition to the traditional face-to-face case interviews. After all, the written case interview presents you with a slight variation of the classic case interview. Hence, preparing for the case interview also helps you with your performance with the written case and vice versa.…
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