Interpreting ratings for cases in the library

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New answer on Jan 15, 2020
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Pranav
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asked on Jan 14, 2020

Hi all,

When browsing the case library I find a diverse set of options. I wanted to know how to interpret the ratings?

If a case has a rating < 4 what does that mean in terms of how useful doing the case can be? Or are these ratings just an indication of how diverse the solutions can be?

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Antonello
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replied on Jan 14, 2020
McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews

Hi Pranav,
every candidate can leave its rating on cases, therefore it strictly depends on other members' feedback. With a score of more than 4.5 you are usually going to handle a very useful case.

Hope it helps,
Antonello

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Luca
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replied on Jan 15, 2020
BCG |NASA | SDA Bocconi & Cattolica partner | GMAT expert 780/800 score | 200+ students coached

Hello Pranav,

THat rating it's just a feedback given by candidates and the reasons may be various. Anyway, I suggest to use other sources for the cases.
Contact me if you want some suggestions.

Best,
Luca

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Vlad
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replied on Jan 14, 2020
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Hi,

It's the average feedback from the other candidates, you can use it to rank the cases

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Clara
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replied on Jan 14, 2020
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Hello!

Bear in mind is highly subjective, since it´s based on how useful other candidates found it when solving it.

I would better look for cases that match the "type" of cases you want to solve, or that match the "skill" you want to develop.

Hope it helps!

Cheers,

Clara

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