6 Hour Case Interview Training Marathon September 19th

Saturday, September 19th from: 9 – 4 PST, 12 – 7 EST

Get Your Case Interview Game On!

Build your confidence and case cred in 6 hours.

Run through 4 full cases and 5 case start exercises

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

Four, 90-minute modules

Develop networking and interview tips

Meet like-minded peers to practice with

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


This immersive program is designed to help students, recent grads, as well as individuals interested in making a career pivot gain the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to excel during fall recruiting season.  We will demystify the process. You will learn a hypothesis-driven structured problem-solving approach used by many top strategy consulting firms and apply this approach to help improve their own skills in case interviewing. 

Training Objectives

  • Familiarize students with what consultants do in practice
  • Demystify the networking and case interview process and help students gain confidence for both interview season and summer internships
  • Give students experience with hypothesis-driven problem-solving approaches
  • Provide students with tactical skills necessary for consulting success
  • Help students avoid the most common pitfalls of new consultants
  • Have fun and take chances in a risk-free environment


Super Saturday is September 19th from 9 – 4 Pacific (12 – 7 Eastern)

Tuition is $295 for the 6-hour course.
You will also be expected to purchase the supporting material.


High Level Overview

We start with the basics of consulting and case interviewing.

A big emphasis on structuring and analysis

Then, we put it into practice with 5 very different types of case starts

Next, we walk through 4 full cases with you suppling the structure, analysis and recommendations.

Finally, we touch on networking and behavior interviewing

Required Reading

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

Part 2

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

  • Market-sizing cases
  • Interviewee-led v. interviewer-led cases
  • Written cases
  • Team cases
  • Presentation cases
  • Partner cases 

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


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

Part 3

5 case starts. (Video)

  • Students lay out their structure in 90 seconds and compare it to the one on the screen. Analysis and questions.
  • Types of cases: P&L, entering a new market, exiting a market, buying a piece of equipment, new product

Part 4

4 cases

  • How interviewees are evaluated
  • Math skills
  • How to prepare
  • Networking
  • Behavior interviews – STAR
  • Q&A


Super Saturday is September 19th from 9 – 4 Pacific (12 – 7 Eastern)

Tuition is $295 for the 6-hour course.
You will also be expected to purchase the supporting reading material.


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.