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Advanced degree holders into consulting

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New answer on Jun 07, 2019
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Mattia Belloni asked on Jun 04, 2019

Hello Everyone! I thought it would be useful to creat a group for advanced degree holders looking to pivot into management consulting and actively preparing for interviews. We are in this together and there's no direct competition, so let's share our experience and support each others in this journey!

On my end, I am a medical graduate from Italy and I'm currently working in cancer research in Boston (US). I'm attending Bridge to BCG in Houston in a couple weeks (June 19th-21st) and will go through the usual recruitment process in the following weeks. I'll apply to other firms too (just haven't done it yet).

Please don't hesitate to reach out!

Good luck!


UPDATE: Per suggestion below, i created a group in the prep-group section that you all are invited to join! 


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replied on Jun 07, 2019
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Hi Mattia,

Thanks for asking your question on our Consulting Q&A!

Have you already checked out our feature PrepGroups?

You can create a group there in order to organize your case prep by planning meetings, exchanging files and sharing insider information.

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Lilly Willams replied on Jun 07, 2019

Consulting is best option for most of the degree holders. So as per our experience we are ready to participate.

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Bri replied on Jun 05, 2019

Hi Mattia and Denise. Thanks for posting. I'm also in my last year, though I'll only be in Boston for the summer. I'm also looking for case partners.

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Denise replied on Jun 04, 2019
Looking for case partners in Boston area to meet in person. (Switching to consulting after a PhD in engineering)

Hi Mattia! Great idea.

I'm in my last year of PhD and applying this summer for full-time positions. I also live in Boston and looking for case partners!

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