Capital One Case Interview Questions & Answers

How Much Paint Does It Take to Paint United Airlines’ Fleet?

Case Type: estimate or guesstimate.
Consulting Firm: Capital One first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: Airlines.

Case Interview Question #01352: United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) is a major American airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. United Airlines operates a large domestic and international route network, with an extensive presence in the Asia-Pacific region. United has seven hubs, with Chicago O’Hare being its largest in… Read the rest

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Bank of FinTeck to Grow Revenue by 6% in 3 Years

Case Type: increase revenue.
Consulting Firm: Capital One first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: banking.

Case Interview Question #01264: Your client Bank of FinTeck is a large American banking company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with central offices throughout the country. Along with JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and Citigroup, Bank of FinTeck is one of the “Big Four Banks” of the… Read the rest

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Wells Fargo Bank Uses Big Data to Increase Loan Recoveries

Case Type: improve profitability; new technology.
Consulting Firm: Capital One first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: banking; software, information technology (IT).

Case Interview Question #01240: Big data is data sets that are so voluminous and complex that traditional data processing application software are inadequate to deal with them. Lately, the term “big data” tends to refer to the use of… Read the rest

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Should You Open a Candy Stand Outside Grand Central?

Case Type: new business; estimate or guesstimate.
Consulting Firm: Capital One first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: small business, startups.

Case Interview Question #01230: Grand Central Terminal (GCT, also referred to as Grand Central Station or simply as Grand Central) is a commuter, rapid transit, and intercity railroad terminal at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York… Read the rest

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