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case interview charts and exhibits

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. Charts and exhibits in consulting case interviews Charts visually represent data in the form of points, bubbles, lines, bars, and pies amongst others. Tables contain data in an organized manner. Using…
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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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McKinsey Problem Solving Game: How to prepare and ace it

The McKinsey Problem Solving Game, formerly known as the McKinsey Digital Assessment, (colloquially also ‘the Imbellus’) is the consulting firm’s new tool to assess candidates in conjunction with the infamous case interviews and personal experience interviews. In a series of games developed by Imbellus and psychologists from UCLA Cresst, McKinsey now wants you to save the world…
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Interviewer-led vs. interviewee-led 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! Two types of case interview structures There are two dimensions of case interview structure. First, structure relates to the…
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