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Case interview charts

How to interpret charts and data in case interviews

It is almost guaranteed that during case interviews with McKinsey, BCG, or Bain, you will be handed one or more charts or data tables containing valuable information for the problem solving process and your recommendation in the end. Charts visually represent data in the form of points, bubbles, lines, bars, and pies amongst others. Tables…
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case interview math

Case interview math: the ultimate guide

You cannot get around it. In 70% of consulting case interviews, candidates need to demonstrate the ability to handle numerical problems confidently. For top-tier firms such as McKinsey, BCG, and Bain this probability is close to 100%: the more prestigious, the more likely that you will have to handle quantitative problems during their cases. For…
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how to crack written case interview

How to crack written case interviews

Written case interviews are a natural extension of the traditional case interview. Bain & Company Recruiting Many consulting firms employ written case interviews during their recruiting process, most notably BCG and Bain across several locations and offices. How do I approach a written case interview? We have compiled a tested strategy to help you to…
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How to ace the BCG written case interview

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) uses 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…
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SCORE framework - how to answer mckinsey personal experience interview

The SCORE framework: the best tool to answer behavioral interview questions

We teach you how to tell the perfect story in your consulting interviews! Management consultants use an effective tool to bring their messages across: storys. Storytelling is one of the key skills that every strategy consultant at McKinsey, BCG, and Bain needs to master to increase the effectiveness of their work. Consultants use stories to…
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bain written case interview

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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case interview examples pdf

Case interview examples (2020): a collection from McKinsey and others

Whenever you prepare for case interviews, you have to practice as realistically as possible and mimick real interviews at McKinsey, BCG, Bain, and others. One way to do this and make your preparation more effective is to practice real cases provided by the firms you apply to. It will help you to understand what the…
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Structured vs unstructured case interviews

Structured vs. unstructured case interviews

Consulting case interviews differ in their structure across companies. While top-tier firms usually employ very objective and structured case interviews, lower-tier or smaller firms apply less stringent standards to ensure objectivity. Let’s dive into the matter! Consulting case interviews are by their very nature a very structured proceeding. You will be asked to solve a…
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