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Can you struggle through a case interview and still get an offer?

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Unlikely but have heard of it happening

Depends on what you mean by struggle.

To clarify, sometimes an interviewer amps up the difficulty if you are rocking the interview. So maybe your "struggling" is just because they wanted to challenge you more. Or, maybe you couldn't drive to the right answer but they thought you had a great approach.

How well did you recover?

Yes. Also, how you may feel the interview is going and how it actually is going can vary a ton.

Truly struggle? No. Make an error and freak out about it after the interview thinking that it looked like you struggled? Maybe.

Thought I failed a case in MBB interview but still got offer - it was a simple profit case but the crux is very strange/unusual to figure out, so I didn’t figure out the crux. Partner gave me a pass saying he might misled me directionally.

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