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Success Story: I would also like to express my graditude to yourself and the team behind caseinterview.com. I recently got an offer from a management consultancy that specialises in healthcare. Having a life sciences background and having previously worked for big pharma, I knew that I wanted to stay in this industry, hence why I [...]

The following field report is from a recently hire Bain intern who wanted to pass along some advice to others still in the recruiting process. He secured an internship from a non-target school and had an interesting perspective on what it takes to be successful. Field Report: I have been waiting for this moment for [...]

Question: First, let me tell you that LOMS has been of great help. It was interesting and very concise. Thanks to it, I was able to get an offer from BCG and Oliver Wyman. I really enjoyed meeting the consultants, but ultimately feel BCG is a better fit. In any case, I have a question for you [...]

What follows is a success story I received from a reader who transitioned from banking to consulting as an experienced hire. The tips offered should be useful for those of you in similar situations. Field Report: I am writing having just signed to join McKinsey in the Fall. As you can imagine, I am quite [...]

Question: Here’s wishing you a very Happy New Year! I have purchased the LOMS program, and I must thank you, for the videos have been immensely useful. I had a query and needed your help on that. I have been practising case interviews for over two months now, however, I always get a little tense when I am doing [...]

Question: I have been following your blog at CaseInterview.com and using your video for my case interview practice. You mentioned in a couple of posts that better consultants are those who are hyper-analytical/linear thinkers. Creative/lateral thinkers may make the person to communicate in a non-client-friendly way — hard to follow. I did exactly this in one management [...]

Question: Thank you for creating the Case Interview Secrets videos and Look Over My Shoulder® program. It is the most practical and intuitive resource on the market, in my opinion. My question is related to note-taking during the interview. What I am struggling with is keeping up with the interviewer, and still trying to note down key facts. In [...]

Question: First of all thank you so much. I bought your books on Amazon and devour your newsletters and this has been an essential part of the exciting story I’m about to tell you. I want to give you a very short version to see if I’m so lucky as to get your advice. I [...]

You can perform better in a consulting interview by having an upfront preview of what types of questions might be thrown your way. Below you’ll find nine categories of questions and a few tips on areas worth exploring within each: 1) Profitability Profitability cases directly tackle the amount of money a business is generating. For [...]

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