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Hey! Does anyone want to study together and solve cases: I'm doing an intensive preparation starting today. You can reach me by email: a*****************@g****.com or linkedin:

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Great to see you guys leveraging this platform (apart from your b-school consulting clubs) to find partners and crack cases. While you get into the intense prep, do take care of the following:

- Get your basics/knowledge base right. Core subjects in grad school/MBA need to be thoroughly understood

- Do not neglect FIT part, work on it and practice it during your networking conversations with consultants/ case cracking practice sessions

- Practice case cracking - At least 50 before you interview with any company

- Ensure case diversity while practicing. Let the issues come from different sectors, fucntions, geographies. Few strat, few ops, few finance, few marketing; similarly few interviewer led, few interiewee led etc.

- Periodically ( thumb rule : after every 8th case ) practice will a consultant or ex-consultant. Cases cracked with batchmates do not give you a true indication of your improvement curve

- Most importantly; see if you are enjoying these practice sessions. If you are not, probably you might not enjoy the consulting role.

All the best!

Krittika replied on Mar 03, 2016

Have a BCG interview coming up. Would like to practise cases.

Uttam replied on Mar 01, 2016

Thanks Gaurav, Very insightful!!

Tammo replied on Mar 01, 2016

Hi there, I am interested as well. I have a BCG interview coming up in a few weeks.Just inbox me on Prep Lounge.

Fabio replied on Mar 01, 2016

Hi guys, I'm preparing for Mc Kinsey as well. Would be happy to team up for some cases asap.

Yixu replied on Mar 01, 2016
Current BCG Consultant; interviewed with McKinsey, BCG and Bain

Same here! Feel free to contact me as well, anyone. My email is y*****@n**.edu LinkedIn:

Samuel replied on Mar 01, 2016

Hello, I am interested I am having my mckinsey interview on thursday

Beesan replied on Feb 29, 2016


I am doing an intensive preparation for BCG as well. it would be good to work together.

Anuj replied on Feb 29, 2016

I am interested. Sent a message on gmail.

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