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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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Case interview frameworks: how to structure a case in 2021

Structuring your approach is the first step in every case interview. Initially, the interviewer will tell you about the client’s situation and the problem they are asking you to solve. After playing back the prompt and asking clarification questions, you need to structure your approach and create a case interview framework. Getting the framework right…
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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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