Undergrad Case Interviews

Hi all,

I'm a junior in college applying to summer programs at consulting firms, and I'm just curious as to how in depth I need to go into in terms of studying for the case. I have "Case in Point" and have glanced at Victor Cheng's website, and was wondering to what extent I need to master the frameworks for summer internship interviews (for undergraduates).

From just glancing at the material it seems like they're targeting more the business school crowd, and I was curious as to the difference between undergrad cases vs. b-school cases. For those who have gone through the recruiting process for summer internships, could you please comment on the difficulty/nature of the cases, as well as what you did in advance to prepare for them?

Thanks!

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