National Case Competition
April 22nd, 2022
Welcome to the 2022 Duke-UNC-TMC National Case Competition!
This was the first case competition held jointly by Duke APD Consulting Club, University of North Carolina Graduate Business & Consulting Club, and Consulting Club at Texas Medical Center. Participants will have the opportunity to work on real-world business problems, develop a well-rounded solution, and present it to consultant judges from the top firms.
Congratulations to the following teams for winning the 2022 Duke-UNC-TMC National Case Competition!
MARCH 23, 11:59 PM (EST)
This event will provide you with an excellent opportunity to advance your career development:
Outstanding prizes: Win exclusive 1:1 networking opportunities, premier case prep materials, and a first-round consulting interview!
First place: All members of the 1st place team will be guaranteed first-round interviews with Triangle Insights Group! Winners of the first-place team will also get their choice of 1:1 networking sessions!
Top 3 Teams: awarded access to consulting career preparation materials from leading consulting training organizations, including Management Consulted, MBACase, Peter K, and Onsight Case Interview Coaching.
Top 4 Teams: All finalists will be awarded private, 1:1 networking/case coaching sessions with consultants from 10+ premier firms. Compete and win a coffee chat with senior consultants including BCG principal, ex-Bain Manager, Clarion Manager, and more!
Exclusive networking opportunities – panel discussions and networking with professional consultants, current offer-holders, and other candidates from top schools.
Hone your consulting skills – solve real-world business problems and present to professional consultant judges with direct feedback (both live Q&A and written evaluation)
Friendly to first-time case competition participants – no previous consulting or business experience required.
ALL participants will be given access to a list of case comp resources upon team acceptance, including the comprehensive case workshop recording of 4 Keys to Winning a Case Competition from Management Consulted.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
1. Interested in consulting/business. No business background is needed!
2. All graduate students (including master students and professional students), undergraduates, postdocs, and recent graduates are eligible (e.g. PhD, JD, MD, etc.) to apply. Meanwhile, we allow each team to have a maximum of one undergraduate or one MBA.
3. Students from other universities are welcome to apply! Multi-school/program/ degree teams are welcomed and encouraged.
Hone your business analytics skills working on real-world business cases
Collaborations and Networking
Work with other smart, driven advanced degree candidates with diverse backgrounds. Meet present and future consultants to build your network
Learn through the lens of our pool of 30+ consultants from the top firms
Winners will be awarded:
The First-Round Interview for a full-time position with Triangle Insights Group!
Life-long free access to materials from case prep websites, Management Consulted and Peter K.
Private networking/coaching sessions with consultants
HOW TO APPLY
Each team needs to have 3-5 members
Registration is FREE! No entry fee payment is needed after acceptance.
Please upload a Combined PDF file of the resumes of ALL team members.
Note: We do NOT ask for a formal cover letter for the application. However, we do like each team to answer the following questions listed in the application form:
(Required) What makes your team interested in joining the Case Competition? (200 words max)
(Required) What value do you believe your team could bring to this competition? Please highlight your specific skills, case competition experience, consulting-related experience, or business-related experience. (400 words max)
(Optional) Describe the diversity within your own team (different degrees/ programs/backgrounds) and how you think that diversity will help you succeed in this case competition. (200 words max)
SAVE THE DATES
Info Session – March 16, 6pm EST
Registration Deadline – March 23, 11:59pm EST
Acceptance Decisions Communication – by Mar 31, 11:59pm EST
Prompt Release – April 01, (Time TBD)
Clarifying Questions Submission – April 02, 11:59pm EST
Final Slide Deck Submission – April 13, 11:59pm EST
Case Competition – April 22, (Schedule TBD)