The Consulting Bible

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THE CONSULTING BIBLE
How to conquer any consulting interview from fit questions to case studies Second edition

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Table of contents
Preface How to get the most out of this guide General interview tips Fit and Experiential Interview Questions Introduction Education and school MBA-specific education and school Resume Post-consulting and your future Personality and curve-ball Strengths and weaknesses Teamwork, leadership, and people-management Industry/firm interest and knowledge International offices and overseas applicants Experienced hires and career changers General business and current events Recruiting and process-related Ethics and integrity Sizing Questions aka Mini-Case Studies Introduction Question 1. How many personal computers are used in the U.S. today? Question 2. How many rounds of golf are played annually in the U.S.? Question 3. How many basketballs would fit into the Empire State building? Question 4. How many liters of house paint are sold in the UK annually? Question 5. How much do Koreans spend on daily newspapers in a given year? Case Studies and Exhibits Core principles Expert tactics Case Study 1. Rojam Media Case Study Case Study 2. Pegasus International Case Study Case Study 3. Propaganda Cookies Case Study 4. US Convenience Brainteasers Interview followup questions 4 5 6

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Preface
If you’ve searched for good consulting resources on the internet, you probably didn’t have much success. The ones that do exist (see: Vault or

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