Check out our F.A.Q on consulting applications, case interviews, and the consulting lifestyle below!

Case interview


Dresscode for a case interviewSecond-round (partner) case interviewMost common mistakes in a case interviewMcKinsey, BCG, and Bain interviewsCase Interview Feedback SheetConsulting case interviews: a comprehensive guideHow to recover from mistakes in case interviewsPreparing for an Online Case Interview: Tips and StrategiesBain’s new case interview format

Structure, Frameworks, Brainstorming

Case interview frameworks: how to structure a case in 2023Why memorized frameworks don’t workBrainstorming in a case interviewHow to be MECE in a case interview


How to interpret charts and data in case interviews


Case interview math: the insider guideCalculator in a case interview


The Pyramid Principle: Perfect Case CommunicationCase interview language: what language should you practice in?How to communicate in a case interview


How long should you prepare for a consulting case interview?How to prepare for case interviews aloneCase interview examples (2023): a collection from McKinsey and othersMcKinsey, BCG, Bain consulting interview preparation planHow do you succeed in a case interview?Why McKinsey and others use case interviews to select employees

Special case formats

McKinsey interviews (2023): the comprehensive insider guideThe McKinsey case interview (problem-solving interview)Interviewer-led vs. interviewee-led case interviews3 different types of case interviewsMarket sizing questions in case interviewsHow to approach brainteasers in consulting interviewsBain Hypothesis Planning Case Interview

Industry discussion


The strength of McKinsey’s alumni networkThe big 3 consulting firms: why McKinsey, BCG, and Bain are the most prestigiousManagement consulting vs. investment banking: which is right for you?Why companies hire McKinsey and other management consultantsThe management consulting hierarchy explainedWhy consulting firms rank highly as best places to workInterview with the Consulting PodcastWhat are the Big 4 (EY, PwC, KPMG, Deloitte)?4 types of management consulting firmsWhy McKinsey, BCG and Bain are considered the top-tier consulting firmsThe history of McKinsey, BCG, and Bain

Company overview

McKinsey & Company hierarchy and salary dataBCG (Boston Consulting Group) hierarchy and salary dataBain & Company hierarchy and salary dataThe top 10 management consulting firms in the Middle East

Industry trends

State of consulting recruiting in 2023: Slowdown or hiring freeze?The future of consulting: Quo Vadis McKinsey, BCG, and Bain?The Great Resignation: How does it affect consulting firms?The war for talent in strategy consulting recruitingWhat consulting firms are struggling withMcKinsey Global Recruiting Update (February 2021)McKinsey cuts 2,000 jobs in February 2023AI in Consulting: Bain partners with OpenAI

Experience reports

The life of a McKinsey consultant in GermanyThe life of a Bain & Company consultant in ChinaThe life of a BCG consultant in GermanyAn Oliver Wyman career in the Middle EastThe life of an EY consultant in Western EuropeThe life of an Accenture Strategy consultant in Canada