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Have first rounds with McK and BCG in two weeks (undergrad) and am liberal arts major. I’m nervous about math portion of case interviews - any resources for practice case math outside of rocket blocks? Or general advice?

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I personally found just making up questions to calculate on my own helped. Like your own little math drills

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Same here, long division and lots of percentages

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Just become comfortable doing math on paper. Mental math is overhyped. If you take 10 seconds on paper with correct math vs 3 seconds via mental math with incorrect math, those 7 seconds do not matter. What others say, just practice a variety of made up problems with different operations.

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FastMath course, it's like $179 but relevant for case math, well worth it if you need to get caught up.

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Do the math drills you did in elementary school, like the 100 multiplications in 2 mins or whatever

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I also recommend books on mental math on Amazon.

I was actually garbage. Practiced on zetamac and also wrote out multiplication tables 1-20 and fractions up to 1/16. For me this covered almost everything i needed.

Rocketblocks is not sufficient?

Most of the rocketblocks drills are pretty easy and don’t reflect actual case math very well, in my opinion

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