Cosentino demystifies the consulting case interview. He takes you inside a typical interview by exploring the various types of case questions, and he shares with you the acclaimed Ivy Case System. It will give you the confidence to answer even the most sophisticated cases. The book includes dozens of strategy cases, with case starts exercises, 21 ways to cut costs -- plus a special section on Federal and nonprofit cases.
Provides tips on surviving the case interview; an explanation of the different case types, with classic examples of each; seven practice case questions you can use to practice applying your new skills; detailed examples of how to answer each type of case question, including sample interview scripts.
Case Interviews at a Glance; Case Interview Primer; The WetFeet Way; Case Interview Prep; The Recruiter's Perspective; Case Examples; Additional Resources.
Includes: what case interviewers really say about you behind closed doors but wouldn't dare tell you--until now; the subtle yet specific performance differences that separate those who get management consulting offers from those who don't; the 10 biggest mistakes candidates make in case interviews (and how to avoid them); the 3 specific things interviewers expect in the first 5 minutes of a case that often decide the outcome on the spot; and an insider's take on what interviewers really look for and why--and how to give them what they want.
Case Master is an award-winning collection of thoughtful practice cases for consulting which will enable you to get a competitive edge for your upcoming case interviews. Case Master cases are all made to the highest standard and are custom-designed for optimal preparation and achieving mastery of all the core skills for case interviews: analysis, synthesis, calculation, estimation, and creativity.