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    The Most Common Management Consulting Case Interview Questions

    In our 7+ years of preparing candidates for consulting interviews at McKinsey, BCG and Bain, we’ve helped candidates prepare for and solve an astonishing array […]

    • Case Interviews at McKinsey, BCG & BAIN: The Ultimate Guid

      Case interviews are at the heart of the selection process at top consulting firms like McKinsey, BCG, and Bain, as well as at other selective […]

    • Fit Interviews in Consulting: The Ultimate Guide

      Fit interviews are part of the selection process at most employers. Top firms, such as McKinsey, BCG, and Bain (MBB), have developed their own flavor […]

    • How to Talk Through Your Resume in a Consulting Interview

      In an interview with BCG, Bain, and occasionally in the final round at McKinsey, you can expect to be asked a simple (but often challenging!) […]

    • McKinsey's Personal Experience Interview: How to Prepare for it

      The Personal Experience Interview (PEI) element of the recruitment process at McKinsey is a little different than the ‘fit’ interview questions you may come across […]

    • What to Wear and Bring to Your Interview with a Top Consulting Firm

      Your resume has passed the test and as an interviewee, you’re already in the top 10% of applicants. This is not the time to arrive […]

    • How to Discuss Your Achievements in a Consulting Interview

      Making sure your interviewer knows how brilliant you are is obviously something you want to nail in a consulting interview. But there’s a way of […]

    • How to Conclude a Case Study Interview

      You’ve got to the end of the case analysis and your interviewer asks: “So, what is your recommendation to the client?” It’s not the time […]

    • How to Nail a Market Sizing Case Study Interview

      Market sizing questions are often presented within a wider case, but they can sometimes feel like mini standalone case questions themselves. They include questions such […]

    • Case Structuring and How to do it Effectively

      Of all the assessment dimensions, structuring is perhaps the most challenging for candidates who are just starting out with case interviews. It’s also a critical […]

    • How Long Does it Take to Prepare for a Consulting Interview if You Have a Full-Time Job

      Having placed over 100 candidates at McKinsey, BCG and Bain while they had a full-time job, we know a thing or two about what successful […]

    • What 'Fit' Questions Should You Expect in a Consulting Interview and How To Prepare For Them

      There’s no doubt that the fit interview is important; it represents half of the assessment. But for some reason, most candidates neglect this part in […]

    • How to Prepare for Your Interview with a Top-Tier Management Consulting Firm

      McKinsey, BCG and Bain typically only hire 1% of their applicants. However, by properly preparing for your interview you can vastly improve your odds. Time […]

    • How to Stand Out in Consulting Interviews and Land the Offer

      The top three consulting firms interview smart and well-prepared candidates all the time. Sadly, many fail to get an offer. They’ve put in the hours. […]

    • How to Nail Math Questions in a Case Interview

      One dimension that causes many candidates to fail at case interviews is numeracy. You don’t need to be a human calculator to work at a […]

    • A Comprehensive Guide to Case Study Interview Frameworks

      It’s easy to fall into the framework trap when preparing for the case interview. Many case books recommend learning and applying standard frameworks, but this […]

    • How to Improve Your Numerical Skills for a Consulting Interview

      All top consultancies require candidates to be able to solve numerical problems with just pen and paper during both case interviews and the screening test […]

    • How to Practise Consulting Case Studies by Yourself

      Practising cases only on your own is no substitute for live practice with other candidates. Believing that you can practice cases only on your own […]

    • An Example of a Great Consulting Interview

      A great consulting interview is one where candidates not only demonstrate that they have all of the skills needed to become a high performing consultant, […]