Case Study Secrets is a compressive all in one book for an interviewee looking to be successful during the interview process with firms such as BCG, McKinsey Bain et al.
Cheng writes this book based on his experience on both sides of the interview process. He recommends a number of tools, approaches, frameworks and use cases examples based on his experience and the feedback provided by hundreds of candidates that have gone through the process. Furthermore Cheng provides a number of links to his website to learn more about his recommended frameworks as well as practicing mathematical concepts
There is so much good information in this book and with practice one can become confident and success during the interview process whether it be a candidate led or an written case interview.
1. There are many interviewing approaches; known better as evaluation techniques. This can be simple as a quantitative test or estimation question to hypothetical situations.
2. Always have a few frameworks that are memorised and ready. Cheng recommends knowing a profitability, business situation and merger/acquisition framework as they are the most common used frameworks
3. Practice! These frameworks become easy when you have spent 50 – 100 hours of practice. The chance of an offer is increased significantly