Finishing my PhD next year, submitting applications in a couple of weeks and preparing for LS consulting case interviews in the process. Can someone shed some light on the structure of the interviews? Im only familiar with the process in generalist firms. Thnx

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Really depends on the firm. MBB will probably give you a more generalist case/cases and boutiques that focus on LS will generally give you pretty targeted cases (i.e. market entry, pricing, etc) with the expectation that you have a decent understanding of different TAs and what currently on market. Firms like LEK and ZS will probably ask you something a little more middle of the road between these two.

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Thank you, this helps

Depends on if it's a 30 or 45 mins interview. But it's usually chat, behavioral interview, then case. For certain firms they may separate the case and behavioral interviews into their own 30 mins interviews. In final rounds, it gets a bit more variable. May sometimes include a written case (review materials, draw out slide, present).

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Got it. And usually two rounds? With 2 cases each?

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