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Regional Case Competitions

PGCC, YGCC, PUGCC, and CGCC are non-profit student organizations of graduate students from Penn, Yale, Princeton, and Columbia, who are dedicated to supporting and preparing members for a consulting career through various endeavors, including weekly workshops, panels, competitions, and pro-bono projects. In 2021, our respective memberships average 1500, and our members have received a record number of offers from top management and healthcare consulting firms. 

In 2022, our consulting clubs at Yale, Princeton, and Columbia united to offer the first regional case competition opened to all graduate students. We each drew on a strong experience running case competitions with our own clubs, Learn more about our common events, and case competitions offered at Yale, Princeton, and Columbia. This year, the University of Pennsylvania's graduate consulting club has joined the graduate consulting clubs of Yale, Princeton, and Columbia to take the lead as this year's hosting organization. 


As an integral part of our program, all four groups have each hosted annual case competitions for over a decade where talented participants from top universities across the country compete as teams to solve real-world business problems and present to professional consultant judges. ​With the joint effort of the four clubs this year, we are excited to introduce the PYPC Case Competition, anticipating greater impact and another record of participation. Join us to celebrate this historic collaboration between our four consulting clubs!


2022 Inaugural YPC Case Competiton

In 2022, the graduate consulting clubs at Yale, Princeton, and Columbia University hosted the inaugural YPC Case Comeptition. Over 120+ advanced degree candidate participants from 20+ premier institutions worldwide competed in the competition to solve a business problem for our sponsor - Henkel. The case competition attracted 9 leading consulting firms served as sponsors and 15 professional consultants from top firms served as judges.

Penn GCC Case Competitions

The Penn Graduate Consulting Club (PGCC) has historically hosted case competitions, with the 2022 Penn Health Case Competition being jointly hosted with Penn Biotech Group. Learn more about PGCC here

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Yale GCC Case Competitions

The Yale Graduate Consulting Club (YGCC) has held over a decade of case competitions. In 2021, a record number of 20 teams and 110 participants from 33 institutions virtually competed in the 10th Annual YGCC Case Competition. Five leading consulting firms served as sponsors and 10 professional consultants were actively involved in the competition. Learn more about YGCC here

Princeton GCC Case Competitions

The Princeton University Graduate Consulting Club (PUGCC) has held 5 case competitions since 2015, with an average of 95 participants. Learn more about PUGCC here.


Columbia GCC Case Competitions

The Columbia Graduate Consulting Club (CGCC) has held 5 competitions since 2015, with the last one gathering 98 participants. Learn more about CGCC here

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