To the untrained eye (and brain), these might seem like extremely tough puzzles.
With practice you'll get better, your analytical skills will become sharper, and you'll get closer to your goal of becoming a high-flying management consultant.
If you know very little about the field read these introductory posts first:
Management Consulting 101
1. What is management consulting?
2. Types of management consulting jobs
3. Top 10 strategy consulting firms
4. Top 10 technology, HR, financial consulting firms
Also, check out this list of the best consulting books.
In this thread we'll help you with your Consulting Case interview preparation by posting some sample case studies.
Amit (MBADropout) who has been managing the free profile evaluation for management consulting jobs will be the master of ceremonies here as well.
Explain to us how you will tackle these questions and if you are up for the challenge, give us your final solution as well. If you get stuck along the way, we'll provide tips and advice to help you.
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