2 Hour Case Interview Training


Build Your Confidence and Case Cred in 2 Hours

We start with the basics, demystifying the process, then quickly ramp up.

Learn to communicate like a consultant — data-driven story telling

Develop hypothesis-driven structured problem solving

Create hand-crafted structures

Focus on high-impact issues

Fine-tune your critical thinking

Defend your answer without getting defensive

Sell your recommendation

Learn graph analysis


This intensive program is designed to help students, recent grads, as well career changers gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to excel during fall recruiting season. We will demystify the process. You will learn the hypothesis-driven structured problem-solving approach used by many of the top strategy consulting firms. Students will begin to have the confidence to engage with the interviewer and be themselves while being transparent about their thought process.

Training Objectives

  • Familiarize students with what consultants do in practice
  • Demystify the networking and case interview process and help students gain confidence
  • Give students experience with hypothesis-driven problem-solving approaches
  • Provide students with tactical skills necessary for consulting success
  • Have fun



Individuals – $75

Schools – $750 (unlimited attendance)

4-6 pm Pacific


Required Reading

Case in Point 11 – Read by the driven

Session Description

Part 1

What do consultants do?
Do case interviews really match up to working as a consultant?
Realizing that there is no one way to approach and solve a case, I start by going over some of the basics to every case interview, as well as the commitment it will take to get multiple offers.

  • Who gets the offers?
  • What recruiters look for
  • The importance of working through the case prioritizing the client’s interest
  • The similarities of a case interview and a consulting project
  • A consultant’s mindset

Part 2

A review of the different types of cases the student will see:

  • Interviewee-led v. interviewer-led cases
  • Written cases
  • Team cases
  • Presentation cases
  • Partner cases 
  • Graph analysis

How to approach the cases:

  • First 5 steps
  • The importance of case notes
  • The importance of a complete, non-pedestrian recommendation
  • The most popular types of cases


  • Market-sizing cases
  • New take on basic structures
  • How to hand-craft your structure
  • How to quickly lay out a complete structure

Part 3

2 case starts. (Video)

  • Students lay out their structure in 90 seconds and compare it to the one on the screen. Analysis and questions.

Part 4


  • How interviewees are evaluated
  • Math skills
  • How to prepare
  • Networking
  • Q&A



Individuals – $75

Schools – $750 (unlimited attendance)

4-6 pm Pacific


Instructor Bio

Case Questions founder MARC COSENTINO has trained more than 150,000 people. Each year, Cosentino leads in-person workshops at 45-50 top MBA programs and colleges. He coaches career services professionals. He trains science PhDs at Fortune 500 companies to think more like businesspeople. And he consults to a range of private sector firms, government agencies, and nonprofits. Santa Barbara-based Cosentino is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School and the University of Denver.