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This is a comprehensive guide to case interview basics. If you are just starting out on your case interview journey this is the first thing you should read. You will learn what it is, how it is different from a regular job interview, who uses them, why they are used, the types of case interview formats and the difference between them..
This is a comprehensive guide on how to get a case interview. Learn how to market yourself through your resume and cover letter so that you will get the interview. Also, find tips and strategies that you can use to network with people in the firm or position that you are applying for...
This is a comprehensive guide on what a case interviewer is looking for from a case interview candidate. This is a must read if you have an interview coming up. Learn what skills you need to display in a case interview in order to impress your interviewer...
This is a comprehensive guide on how to prepare for a case interview. Learn the skills and tools needed to master the case interview and how to utilize these skills to perform at your best during the case interview...
The McKinsey Problem Solving Test (also known as the McKinsey PST) is a math computation, data interpretation and logical thinking test used by McKinsey to determine which candidates are granted a first roundcase interview.
In general, candidates whose resumes McKinsey deems acceptable are invited to take the test. Based on feedback from hundreds of test takers, you must pass the test in order to get the interview. There are few to no exceptions to this rule.
It is such a big deal that McKinsey has gone to extensive effort to create this test and have thousands of candidates around the world take this problem solving test.
Secrets to Ace Your Next Case Interview
(From a Former McKinsey Case Interviewer)
My CaseInterview.com Preparation Program provides you with free instant access to videos, frameworks, and the largest collection of free case interview training resources available online. This includes:
- Video Program - My Case Interview Secrets video program -- 6 hours of training videos on how to pass the case interview;
- Downloads - PDF downloads of frameworks and slides from my Case Interview Secrets video program;
- E-Newsletter - My Case Interview Secrets e-newsletter – Tips and advice from me on how to best practice and prepare for the case interview;
- Math Practice Tool — Brush up on your case interview math with my interactive case interview math practice tool
- Partner Matching Service – Find other candidates around the world to practice case interviews with live for free. Also included is a library of cases to use in case interview practice.
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BCG Case Interview Preparation Resources (2019 Update)
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McKinsey Case Interview Preparation (2019 Update)
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Bain Case Interview Preparation (2019 Update)
Bain and Company had a prestigious start when the founder, Bill Bain, left Boston Consulting Group in 1973 to launch it. It was known for a concierge business model: one client per industry, letting it maximize value per client. With 8,000 employees across 56 offices, it accepts clients in private, public, and nonprofit sectors. This consulting firm has become known for its new private equity practice, which has delivered exceptional results for many clients..
Case Interview Secrets
A Former McKinsey Interviewer Reveals How to Get Multiple Job Offers in Consulting
By Victor Cheng,
Founder of CaseInterview.com
About Case Interview Secrets
My Book revealing how to get multiple job offers in consulting. I suggest this as the first step resource for anyone starting the case interview prep process.
In Case Interview Secrets, you'll discover step-by-step instructions on how to dominate what many consider to be the most complex, most difficult, and most intimidating corporate job interview in the world -- the infamous case interview.Get the book
Case Interview Resources
How to Get an Interview
My guide on how to network with the right people at the right time to get a management consulting interview.
How to Network to Get a Management Consulting Interview Contents
- Guide: 65+ pages with techniques, templates, and resources on networking to get the interview
- Bons: Example Networking Log (Excel spreadsheet for tracking contacts)
This program is a unique opportunity to get the inside scoop on the case interview from the perspective of the interviewers -- what their pet peeves are, what impresses them, and what doesn't.
Insider Secrets: How Case Interviewers Decide consists of an audio recording of our entire 2± hour roundtable discussion, plus the transcripts of this conversation, and a handout with the Summary of Key Discussion Messages.
Look Over My Shoulder
Look Over My Shoulder teaches you to master the analytical problem-solving process desired by the top management consulting firms. The autio delivery of the program forces you to focus more on the content, allowing you to improve your case skills instead of focusing on the body language of candidates, which is not as relevant to your case skills.
Liste in on case interviews with 22 different candidates. For each example case, you'll hear from a variety of caliber of candidates. You will hear with extreme clarity the precise difference between case interview answers that got candidates offers from.
Case Interview Coaching
One thing clients love about my coaching service is that all Caseinterview.com coaches are former interviewers at McKinsey, Bain or BCG. I have hand-picked and trained each one to conduct interviews in a way that is consistent with my Look Over My Shoulder program.
Practice live with a former McKinsey, Bain or BCG coach. CaseInterview.com coaches are hand-picked and trained by Victor Cheng. All coaches are well-versed in both the interviewer-led and candidate-led interview and you get to choose which coach you would like to work with.