What is the best way to prep for a Bain case interview?

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Hi! I have a case interview for one of the big 4. I applied for supply chain implementation consultant. While I do have experience in supply chain, I do not have experience in consulting. Does anyone have any recommendations on how to prep?

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Case interview preparation;

Any one know of a podcast or other audio format focused on case interviews and examples?

I am aware of the Crafting Cases Podcast, and generally recommend their prep material, but I find the podcast episodes are 10-15 minutes worth of useful insights dragged out over 60 minutes. Not the best use of time even at x1.5 speed.

With limited time, being able to listen/prepare on the move would be helpful.

Thanks

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I have a case interview as a compensation/rewards consultant with MBB. Does anyone have any prep materials or recommendations on case interviews specific to rewards/compensation?

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First case interview at Oliver Wyman coming up soon. Any recommended tips/prep materials? Thanks!

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1) Is taking a position as a Senior Business Analyst at a consulting firm a pathway into consulting?

2) What are good resources for case interview prep?

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Have a case interview coming up in two weeks (AP, Strat Consulting, Tech/Financial Services focus). Haven’t done case studies in a while and need a ton of practice. What sites do you usually use to find folks you can practice live studies with? I looked at rocketblocks and most of the case prep members there are pretty junior or does the level not matter?

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Help! Not sure how lol... but I landed a case interview in asset management for a PE. How do I prep for value creation/ops management type case? Any helpful resources?

Also, anyone willing to have a quick chat and provide guidance?

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I’m listening to Victor Chang’s LOMS and can’t help but notice that his interviewee-led cases are… well, waayyy too interviewee led. It’s consisted of the candidate asking non-stop questions to the interviewer and the interviewer only sharing info that he/she asks. Is this how real case interviews are, or is LOMS just outdated? I’ve done my fair share of case interview prep and never have I seen anything like this. Anyone feel the same?

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Hi, I'm applying to Oliver Wyman after spending 4 years in operations at Amazon (prior background is big4 consulting and top MBA). Can anyone who has gone through their experienced hire process speak to the cases portion for EM/principal? Is it a typical MBB case interview or more of a conversation?

Background: don't have the time to sink in 50 hours of traditional MBB case prep like you would as an MBA sharpening up for cases. I'm hearing conflicting things on how exp hires are evaluated

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Has anyone ever (successfully) used frameworks from other disciplines as instead of usual structures you see in case interview prep? I have some generalist MBB interviews coming up- My background is in health & science not business- so applying things like logic models&theory of change models is much more natural for me rather than 3cs, etc. I feel they can be adapted for many case prompts, & I can apply them more confidently- but I don’t want to seem as if I’m thinking too out of the box

Has anyone ever (successfully) applied frameworks from other disciplines as opposed to the usual structures you see in case interview prep? I have some generalist MBB interviews coming up- My background is in health & life sciences not business- so applying things like logic models and theory of change models is much more natural for me rather than 3cs, etc. I feel they can be adapted for many case interview prompts, &I can apply them more confidently- but don’t want to be too out of the box.

How common is it to use admissions coaches during the MBA application process? Is it similar to case interview prep where if you don’t seek out professional help, you’re putting yourself at a disadvantage?

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Does anyone need a partner for consulting case prep ( MBB). I need case interview partners to prepare with

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How do I prep for a BCG Platinion case interview? Any helpful website or links? Any help will be appreciated :)

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Any good resources to prep for corporate strategy interviews with tech companies? Tenured consultant so feel good about answering general business questions but it’s been a long time since i did a case interview

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I have an interview coming up at BCG for a PL role. I've never done a case interview before but have been practicing for a few months now. Despite putting in all this prep work, I still don't know if I'd want the role if its offered to me. Basically, if I got the role, I'd be making ~40% more but probably working 45+% more hours. I've been weighing the pros and cons for weeks and still can't decide if it'd be worth it. Am I wasting BCG's time and my own if I'm still so torn at this point?

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Reach out to me if I can help you with case interview prep or applying for consulting jobs.

This is not a paid service.
I'm currently in between interview rounds with McKinsey. I'm not an expert, but I'm happy to help out if you're just starting out 😊

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Reach out to me if I can help you with case interview prep or applying for consulting jobs.

This is not a paid service. I'm in between interview rounds with McKinsey. I'm not an expert but I'm happy to help out if you're just starting out.

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Originally had a behavioral interview scheduled for Tuesday. On Monday, Recruiter emailed me saying it had to move to Monday next week; I said ok. On Wednesday, recruiter emailed again saying it would be a case interview and attaching a take-home case. If i had been interviewed on the original scheduled date, it would have been significantly less work for me. Why suddenly changed their interview format last minute and required me to do at least 10 extra hours of prep? IS THIS A RED FLAG?

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Any case interview prep you recommend? As a federal consultant, I didn’t do any case interviews to get my current job, but now that I’m looking at boutique firms, they want me to do them. I really don’t know where to start and am nervous!

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Any free case interview prep you would recommend?

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Need to prep for a case interview within the next 4 days. Advice?

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For case interview prep for Accenture strategy manager role (experience hire) , should I get victor cheng’s McKinsey style LOMS or Bain/bcg style LOMS program??

Has anyone done a Mini Case Interview with Capital One? Is one week enough time to prep with no prior case interview experience?

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I began case interview prep this week with a workshop. However, I wanted to get tips and resources for beginners. Background i have an MBA and pursuing MS in Business Analytics. Please drop any resources below (books recs, free videos, reports, sample cases).

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Hey everyone, I am a recent graduate and just started working( 1 year work experience so far) but want to transition to strategy consulting (tier 2/ Big four/MBB) but I am starting from scratch with my prep for the case interviews and I’m curious on understanding if I can effectively/efficiently prepare for a case interview with free resources online as I am sceptical about paying some of the steep prices for coaching?

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What’s the interview process like for Manager level at strategy&? Case interview prep mandatory?

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Have my behavioral and case interview coming up for Oliver Wyman and can use some advice. What types of cases should I prep for? Are they typically industry-specific? Any tips generally? Oliver Wyman

Just got invited as experienced hire for interviews with Kearney for an associate position in NYC, with 1st round of BI and case interview next week. I have 2YoE in consulting, but It’s been more than a year since I last did a case interview. Is it suicide to accept an interview timeline with little to no time to prep?

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I bombed a case interview and it lost me a job with a company I’m very interested in. To be fair, I didn’t much prep. I’ve done a couple case interviews and been fine in the past, but I for whatever reason I just blanked and couldn’t think. Recruiter offered to connect and give me feedback, but since has disappeared. I know it was the case. I’ve since done hours upon hours of reading and feel like I’m better prepared for the case. How long should I wait before going back and reapplying?

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Trying to understand a few things to prep for my BCG interview:

- Where does product owner sits in the BCG Platinion hierarchy?

- What kind of case interview can I expect for a product owner role at Platinion? All tips, guides and site recommendations welcome!

- How is WLB at Platinion Amsterdam?

Context: Senior Consultant @ PwC with 4YOE. Previously founded an innovation team at Deloitte, developed 4 profitable digital products (Hence BCG's interest in poaching me)

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How do I prep for a BCG Platinion case interview? Also, what would the salary range be for senior IT consultant in Chicago? Anyone working there willing to give me insights?

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Hi Fishes, I have a case interview for the Sr Consultant (Sustainability and Climate Change) position at Deloitte. Do you have any suggestions on how to prep? Also, where can I find cases related to Susty & CC to practice? I would appreciate your suggestions.

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FTI Consulting any tips/examples for case interview/study prep? SC, Health solutions, fin ops

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Hi! I’m just barely starting prep for case interviews in hopes of having a pretty good grasp before I submit my applications for BCG, Guidehouse, and Deloitte in a couple weeks. I’m currently working my through Hacking the Case Interview site but am wondering what else I should be doing and what courses or coaching ya’ll suggest when your start from about ground zero.

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UK Doctor with 4YOE in the NHS, submitting applications as exp hire/adv degree holder this summer (likely mid-July).
Looking for other applicants for case interview prep and a willing referee to McKinsey & BCG for Junior/Senior Associate roles respectively. Thanks!

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Hi all, passed my initial case interview for McKinsey (looking at specialist track as experienced hire). First case was honestly pretty easy. Have next round interview coming up with 2 partners and only a week to prep. Wondering if this is doable/should I try to postpone?

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I want to work on my interview jitters and practice presenting my book/answering standard q’s; might someone be willing to practice with me? I’m a (jobless) jr-level CW trying to polish up during this weird time.

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What kind of experience would you want to see on a resume for someone applying for a Sr. AE title vs AE?

How much does years of experience matter vs. responsibilities and/or higher education (MA)?

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Does EY do case interviews? Any advice on how best to prepare?

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@Bain folks: I got invited to a 10-min digital interview (HireVue). Any idea/tips on what to expect?

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