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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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3 different types of case interviews

Consultancies such as McKinsey, BCG, or Bain employ a number of different types of case questions to screen applicants in case interviews. Below you find the three most common ones. Consulting brainteaser A brainteaser is the umbrella term for a number of different, usually quite short questions that test your analytical capabilities in a case…
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Why McKinsey and others use case interviews to select employees

Top-tier management consultancies employ multiple case interviews to evaluate their potential employees. In practice, you will have 3 to 6 interviews with different consultants of the firm who ask you to solve real-life business problems. Beforehand, the company screens your vita to establish that you have the potential to be a good candidate. In the…
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