52 min

06. Are mock interviews a waste of time‪?‬ The Case Interview Podcast

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In this episode, we talk about why at least 50% of the mock interviews are just wasted time and what you can do to avoid wasting all that time (and get 2X+ results).
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If you've enjoyed this or previous episodes, the #1 thing you can do to help us promote the show is leaving a rating and review.
This would mean the world to us. Thank you! (Click here to review if you're on iOS.)
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If you're looking to improve your case solving skills, make sure you check out our free course at www.craftingcases.com/course. 
Inside this free course, you will learn...
How to identify and answer each of the six (and only six) types of questions that you will have in your case interviews (these happen in ALL types of cases!)

How to structure ANY case with a customized structure and how to stay structured throughout the case (even if you've never seen a case like that before)

Tons of practice drills to optimize your learning (this helps you put theory into practice and focus on your weaknesses, even if you don't have the time to do mock interviews every day)-------------------------------
TIMESTAMPS

4:59 - What mock interviews and corporate meetings have in common, and the three biggest sources of time-waste when practicing with other candidates

9:10 - The four qualities of a bad case partner that could ruin your mock interviews

15:50 - The surprising reason why most cases used in mock interviews are too easy, poorly built, and may actually be hurting your performance

29:53 - What mock interviews are actually useful for, and why you should structure your case practice like a professional athlete

39:04 - The simple test to figure out if you should do mock interviews, and why they might not be the real problem of your preparation

In this episode, we talk about why at least 50% of the mock interviews are just wasted time and what you can do to avoid wasting all that time (and get 2X+ results).
-------------------------------
If you've enjoyed this or previous episodes, the #1 thing you can do to help us promote the show is leaving a rating and review.
This would mean the world to us. Thank you! (Click here to review if you're on iOS.)
-------------------------------
If you're looking to improve your case solving skills, make sure you check out our free course at www.craftingcases.com/course. 
Inside this free course, you will learn...
How to identify and answer each of the six (and only six) types of questions that you will have in your case interviews (these happen in ALL types of cases!)

How to structure ANY case with a customized structure and how to stay structured throughout the case (even if you've never seen a case like that before)

Tons of practice drills to optimize your learning (this helps you put theory into practice and focus on your weaknesses, even if you don't have the time to do mock interviews every day)-------------------------------
TIMESTAMPS

4:59 - What mock interviews and corporate meetings have in common, and the three biggest sources of time-waste when practicing with other candidates

9:10 - The four qualities of a bad case partner that could ruin your mock interviews

15:50 - The surprising reason why most cases used in mock interviews are too easy, poorly built, and may actually be hurting your performance

29:53 - What mock interviews are actually useful for, and why you should structure your case practice like a professional athlete

39:04 - The simple test to figure out if you should do mock interviews, and why they might not be the real problem of your preparation

52 min