The YGCC Case Competition

The 2020 YGCC Case Competition
Friday, March 20th, 2020,
 Yale University

The Yale Graduate Student Consulting Club (YGCC) is delighted to announce our 9th annual case competition, which will be held on Friday, March 20th, 2020 (last Friday of Spring Break) at Yale University. This year’s competition will feature teams from top schools in the Northeast, who will have the opportunity to develop and present solutions to an exciting real-world problem, compete for prize money and recognition, and network with professional consultants from our sponsoring firms.

Prize Information

First Place Team: $2,500

Second Place Team: $1,250

Third Place Team: $750


Important Dates:

Jan 27, 2020

Application Opens

Feb 29, 2020

Application Deadline

Mar 06, 2020

Invitations Sent to Top Teams


Mar 12, 2020

Case Release


Mar 19, 2020

Presentations Due 5 PM EST

Mar 20, 2020

Competition Day


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* Please note: there will be a $25 registration fee per person if your team is selected.

The YGCC encourages all non-MBA graduate students, undergraduates, and postdocs to apply. There is a maximum of one undergraduate per team. 

  • All non-MBA Graduate & Professional Students (Ph.D., MD, JD, or Non-MBA Masters), Undergraduate Students, or Postdoctoral Fellows. *Max one undergraduate per team*

  • Students from other universities are welcome to apply. Previous participants include Yale, Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, MIT, NYU, Penn, Princeton, Tufts, Dartmouth, Carnegie Mellon, University of Virginia, Duke, UChicago, Northwestern, UCLA, and Stanford.

  • Interest in management consulting. No business background necessary.

How to Apply:
  • Apply as a team of 4-5 members via this link.

  • 1-page resume/person + 1 cover letter/team

  • Application closes Saturday, Feb 29th, 2020 at 11:59 pm (EST).

  • An entrance fee ($25 per person) will be required upon acceptance into the case competition and will allow your team to receive the case prompt.  

  • Fill out this team-building spreadsheet if you are looking for teammates.

Reasons to Apply:
  • Develop management consulting skills.

  • Network with consultants from leading global firms.

  • Compete against teams of students from Yale and other top institutions to present solutions to a real-world business problem.

  • Prize money 


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