Why do 97% of candidates get rejected from McKinsey, BCG and Bain?
(Hint: they haven’t learned how to think and speak like real MBB consultants)
Memorizing frameworks and lists of questions may help you get started
on your case interviews, but they eventually drive your offers away.
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If you prepare like the average candidate, you will get average results
Most candidates start their case interview preparation following trusted resources.
You’ve all heard of them: Case in Point, Victor Cheng, etc.
They work well when you’re starting out.
We’ve used them ourselves back when we were preparing.
The problem? They can only get you so far…
The problem with traditional case interview approaches
So, why weren’t they performing well enough to get offers from top consulting firms yet?
There are four key issues with traditional approaches...
They show you many frameworks to memorize, but never teach you how to build a custom structure for each case, as real management consultants do.
They give case examples that fit their methods perfectly, but ignore those that don’t (e.g. Public Sector) and pretend they’re uncommon in real interviews.
Even though they used to help candidates perform well in the past (when everyone was less prepared), they’ve become commoditized and can only get you to average nowadays.
They expose you to a lot of concepts and buzzwords (MECE, 80/20, Hypothesis), but never teach you the systems to apply them in a cohesive, systematic way in your cases.
Here's how we're different:
No more learning plateaus. You’ll get a structured method to learn case interviews. Much better than “just doing more cases” and hoping for the best.
Tools and techniques straight from the consulting job. Instead of arbitrary “tips and tricks”, we teach techniques that come from the real job and work not only in case interviews, but also with real clients.
Eliminate guesswork with out step-by-step systems. We teach you how to be MECE, how to build your own frameworks and everything else you need in a step-by-step way.
Tons of in-depth, well explained examples. This helps you go beyond “conceptual knowledge” and understand the nuances of when and how to apply what you’ve learned.
Insights from your interviewer’s mind. Learn not only what to do, but also why you should do it. You’ll grasp how interviewers think and feel like you could read their minds.
Learn by doing. Every time we teach you a new tactic or technique, we also guide you through the application of that into a case problem so you can internalize what you learn.
Who are we?
We’re Bruno and Julio. We used to be consultants at McKinsey and Bain.
We went through the very same preparation process you’re going through right now. As we studied for our cases, we were often frustrated with the lack of depth of all the case prep content we found online.
We always felt like a piece of the puzzle was missing.
After we were out, we became case interview coaches, and felt that frustration crawl up our skins again. Many of our clients found it difficult to find good prep materials and we often had nowhere to point them to when they needed to learn a specific concept.
After coaching about 200 candidates over thousands of coaching sessions, we decided to do something about it. Combining our experience as candidates, consultants and coaches, we create the types of materials we wish existed back when we were preparing.
What other candidates say...
Oh man, how mistaken I was!
Now, I can confidently tell that what I haven’t learned in one year and a half using other materials; I did in a month with Bruno and Julio. How was that possible? Because they taught me to think. They taught really well the fundamentals."
CraftingCases seems to have found a way to minimize this agony faced by many and teaches efficient practice routines to improve in your cases and even help you start out from scratch. The result of this training was an offer from BCG, even though I could only practice just under two hours per day due to my job."
And it’s funny that everyone I recommended CraftingCases to was already using it. I think you already know that, but I noticed clearly that among the best people I practiced with, all of them were already using CraftingCases.”
Yet, with your website I still learned so much new that I'm even close to readapt my entire approach. It's amazing what you guys are doing, really. I feel it's giving me the last push I needed, that one edge over the other candidates that will hopefully guarantee me an offer. I can't thank you enough, you guys are doing amazing work. IMO, your content is probably the most helpful and thorough one I've seen these 3 months."
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