Fast Math: Quant Skills

Fast math. Whether you majored in Economics, English, or History, you will be expected to be comfortable with math during your consulting case interviews. To be more specific, you’ll need to be good at fast math. If math isn’t your … Continue Reading

Porter’s Five Forces

Porter’s Five Forces is one of the most well known business frameworks in the world. Named after its founder, Michael Porter, Five Forces provides a structured way of analyzing an industry and understanding how companies fit into the overall competitive … Continue Reading

McKinsey Case Interview: 4 Things You Never Knew

The McKinsey consulting case interview – there are so many things to become familiar with in McKinsey consulting interview prep. Of course, there are the basics that you have to learn. But additionally, there are things that most people don’t … Continue Reading

Case Interview

Case Interview Prep Guide. Ask any consultant, and they’ll have their own take and probably a few tips. “Be More Structured” – that’s the most famous tip. “Lots of case interview practice.” There’s another zinger. “Be good at mental math.” … Continue Reading

Case Interview Basics

Case Interview basics. There are seven major areas of preparation and knowledge that you must master to crush your case interview and get an offer from a top firm like McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. Drop even one of these areas, … Continue Reading

McKinsey PST: Complete Prep Guide

The McKinsey Solving Problem Solving Test (or McKinsey PST) sounds scary when you don’t know much about it. After all, it’s a test created by some of the smartest people at one of the most competitive firms in the world. … Continue Reading

5 Tips for McKinsey Case Interview

McKinsey Case Interview Tips gives you wisdom that will help you get a McKinsey job offer! Case interview prep can be tough, but in this video Jenny Rae describes specifically what you need to do in your McKinsey interview. Take … Continue Reading

What is MECE?

MECE is one principle you must be aware of when preparing for the case interview and joining the consulting industry. The term stands for “Mutually Exclusive, Collectively Exhaustive” and it is a seminal concept in consulting. Consultants work, eat, drink, … Continue Reading

Bain Case Interview: How to shine

The Bain case interview has its own nuances and slight differences in focus. Not understanding these differences from McKinsey or BCG case interviews could mean the difference between landing an offer at a top firm, or not. Bain, like all management … Continue Reading

MECE Framework: Case Interview Example

The Mutually Exhaustive Collectively Exhaustive (MECE) framework is an important problem structuring principle that consultants use to organize data efficiently and comprehensively. In this article, we will cover how to utilize MECE in a case interview setting. To watch a video … Continue Reading