Case Interview Articles

Second Round Case Interview Prep

Question: In a second round case interview next week, I’ll be giving a presentation of a case to a panel.  Does this type of interview fit into the candidate-driven type, or is it the pre-structured type? Do you have any experience with or suggestions for second round case interview prep?  Thanks. My Reply: This is [...]

Differences in Case Interview Rounds

Question: Thanks for all your help! I’m just trying to understand the differences in case interview rounds — between interviewing with Associates/ Engagement Managers in Round 1, vs. Partners in final round, and trying to figure out ways I can get the partners to like me during the interview. My Reply: One of the big [...]

McKinsey Case Interview via Video Conference

Question: I have a McKinsey case interview via video conference next week. Do you have any advice as to how one should handle these? What are the major differences between a face-to-face interview and Video Conference case interview that someone who has never done a Video Conference should be aware of? By the way, I [...]

Case Interview Frameworks

Question: I have a question about case interview frameworks. What a difference a day makes. Yesterday I was depressed, as I thought I had not gotten interviews with any of the top three. Today, I got a call from the Head Recruiter in BCG London saying I have a first round in two weeks. I [...]

McKinsey Final Round Tips

Question: I was recently passed onto the final round of interviews for McKinsey, and I was hoping that you would have some advice specifically for preparing for the final round. How is the final round different from the previous one (both seem to have a similar format), and with this difference in mind, what can [...]

Telephone Case Interview

Question: Victor, thank you for your case interview videos and advice – a very valuable and user-friendly service. You emphasize the importance of working on paper, and sharing the written work with the interviewer (and friends of mine at consulting firms have emphasized the same). I have a phone interview with BCG coming up in [...]

McKinsey Interview

McKinsey Interview Success Story: Hi Victor! I have a few words on success through case interview study. I was just offered positions at both BCG and McKinsey!! The firms are now in the process of “wining and dining” me, and for a kid who has never seen any significant amount of money, it’s really exciting. [...]

Boston Consulting Group Offer

Success Story: I first found your videos last summer and eagerly watched all of them. It was a great way to understand the purpose of the case interview and how to make it into a discussion based on discovery and inquisition. After watching your videos and practicing about 20 cases with friends, I felt well [...]

BCG New York Offer

I wanted to thank you for all the advice on case interviews that you’ve shared on your website. I just received an offer to joing BCG in New York, and I am very excited. I credit a great deal of my case interview preparation to your videos. In particular, I was very comfortable with the business [...]

Weird Case Interview Questions

Question: How do you handle and prepare for a case that doesn’t fit well into a pre-defined framework? My Response: First off, it’s rare to get one of these weird cases that doesn’t fit a framework. That being said, it happens from time to time. My estimate is it happens less than 2% of the [...]

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