What is MECE?

MECE is one term you must be familiar with when preparing for the case interview and joining the consulting industry. The term stands for “Mutually Exclusive, Collectively Exhaustive,” and it is a fundamental concept in consulting. If you have spent…

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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…

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MECE Framework: Case Interview Example

The Mutually Exclusive, 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…

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Case Interview Prep in Spanish!

Buenos días, MC readers! We’re excited about all 2018 holds for us; namely, more and more of you acing case interview prep and landing top consulting offers! 2017 was our best year yet, with almost 60% of our Black Belts…

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Bain Case Interview Tips

We’re back this week with our one top tip for Bain case interviews. Watch as Jenny Rae highlights the differences between the Bain, BCG, and McKinsey approaches to a case, and what Bain specifically values in its candidates as they…

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McKinsey Case Interview Tips

Whether you’ve been casing for months, or just started yesterday, it always helps to get some expert guidance along the way. That’s why today, we’re bringing you the most high-level McKinsey Case Interview Tips we can. What’s the one thing…

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Top 3 Tips for Case Interviews

Welcome back to Part 2 of our new video series! If you missed Part 1, where we do a video walkthrough of a case structure, you can check that out here. Today, Jenny Rae (ex-Bain) and Lisa (ex-McKinsey) share their…

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Case Interview Structure

It’s crunch time. That’s right…case interview season is here! For many of you, learning how to structure your approach to a case is the most challenging part of the entire case interview process. You’ve been practicing so much that your…

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Introducing our Free Case of the Month!

Do you know what’s better than practicing cases? (If you’re like us, then your answer is probably “nothing”). But actually, the better thing is feeling yourself getting better at destroying them, and practicing with real-world business cases you’re able to…

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