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How many case studies should I do?

What's the minimum amount of case studies you would consider necessary to practise to be successful at the actual interview?

What's the minimum amount of case studies you would consider necessary to practise to be successful at the actual interview?

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Quality > Quantity. Focus on:

1. finding the right partner, and / or expert to work with.

2. focusing on your negatives maniacally and not making those mistakes again

3. read through as many generic (tier-2) cases as you can to build a mental database of what to do when, and then try to start solving the tier-1, more difficult cases

4. Typically I see good case solvers once they've done anywhere between 20-40 solid, difficult cases covering a range of industries and business problems

Quality > Quantity. Focus on:

1. finding the right partner, and / or expert to work with.

2. focusing on your negatives maniacally and not making those mistakes again

3. read through as many generic (tier-2) cases as you can to build a mental database of what to do when, and then try to start solving the tier-1, more difficult cases

4. Typically I see good case solvers once they've done anywhere between 20-40 solid, difficult cases covering a range of industries and business problems

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