Hi, It's easier to: Segment New York into blocks using the number of streets and avenues. Calculate separately the area of the parks Assume a certain number of trees per block and separat... (more)

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Hi, I was involved in a couple of Change Management projects in Accenture Strategy "Talent & Organization" practice, therefore I can give me my point of view. HR due dilligence would probabl... (more)

Hi, Any of these tools are good: Preplounge Mental Math, V. Cheng, Mimir Math. It's more about the skills. I recommend to concentrate on the following: 1) Learn how to multiply double digit numbers... (more)

Hi! These are typical questions you HAVE to ask the interviewer! You cannot just assume something or, even worse, apply "real world knowledge". What is tested in these interviews is your ability to th... (more)

Hi, The general framework for pricing is: Cost base - Value based - Competitor based - pricing strategy 1. Cost based - you actually check what are the costs and apply standard industry / target... (more)

Hi, Here are my answers: 1. If you ask, they say :) Meaning that typically they have a few data that are going to give you right at the start. But they also have other data that they'll show you... (more)

Hi! Here are my 5 tips: 1) Practice mental calculation daily (percentages, decimal places, large numbers, arithmetic) – even though it's not the most important part of the interview and it's all... (more)

Hi, Both of your approaches are correct since you can calculate the things from the supply and demand sides. For example for the hospitals, you can calculate the number of hospitals per certain are... (more)

Hi, I will probably give you the best prep advice you can get in your situation. If it is not an internship with a dedicated interview period, please reschedule the interview. You can't imagine how... (more)

Hi, Case in point is an ok way to start with case preparation. You will gain familiarity with the whole process and read about some of the standard frameworks. I would recommend to skim it in 1-2 h... (more)

Hi, profitability/market entry/estimation/M&A case - you've mentioned 90% of the cases. What's left?:) Yes, you can get pretty classic cases - this happens a lot. However, make sure you don'... (more)

Hi, Given that you are new to the preparation, I would like you to understand that Case Cracking exercise is introduced in consulting recruitement because in many ways it simulates the consultant's... (more)

Hi Mirko, the selection process for Master students in Milan is indeed based on SHL + interviews, the latter covering both behavioral and case interviews. The SHL has replaced the PST in Italy some... (more)

Hi, There are 2 ways to structure market sizing: Formula - basically a math formula to come up with a solution. The problem with the formula is that it is easy to forget something or get lost... (more)

Hi Anonymous, this question is in the same league as “How much would you sell the Golden Gate Bridge for” or “How much would you pay for an elephant”. The structure should be the same used to evalu... (more)

Hi there, Very interesting question. I rarely give out such feedback as "overly prepared" to people I have coached, but when I do, it's usually because of the following reasons: The way he/sh... (more)

Dear community, Next september I will be having first rounds with all MBB in Spain, the thing is... (more)

When I interviewed at GAMMA I got both business case interviews and technical case interviews. Business case interviews are as usual. Technical case interviews have the same structure with fit and Q&a... (more)

1- Sometimes they can be hard and definitely eliminate many people 2- As most of the cases are somehow related to profitability even if they are not profitability case, I would target to be master... (more)