Could I apply to MBB with a different account/ID/email

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New answer on Nov 30, 2020
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Anonymous A asked on Mar 06, 2020

Hi there,

I want to know if someone has experience in applying MBB with a second account (there will be new address info, id info) during the ban period?

I selected 3 different locations but get rejected by one of them (1st priority). Will I still have chance being invited from the two other offices?

thanks a lot!

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Francesco
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updated an answer on Apr 01, 2020
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Hi there,

in terms of your question on the new application, I would recommend to apply via a strong referral at the new location instead of trying to submit a new application with a different email (since you cannot change your name they could relatively easily identify you). You can find more on referrals at the link below:

https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/hey-everyonehope-all-is-well-3176

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Francesco

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Clara
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replied on Mar 07, 2020
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Hello!

If I understand correctly, you are asking if you could put a different ID for the application? I would totally not recommend it, since putting a different ID -fake?- ID can get you in huge trouble. What you could try is maybe re-apply with other telephone & mail.... but the name and the vital details are going to be the same, so you will most probably get caught.

At this point, if this happens, would probably mean a total ban, not only for the usual 12-18 months. Isn´t it better to wait? In the meantime, you can network to get a referral to maximize your chances.

Hope it helps!

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Clara

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Anonymous A on Mar 07, 2020
Hi Clara! Thank you for your voice. I just get one resident permit in a second country. It is valid. But I understand your purposed consequences there. Thanks and I will take a second thought :)
Nathaniel
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replied on Mar 06, 2020
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Hello there,

It might be possible considering how database works.
If you are previously rejected without even interview yet, then this would likely work.

If you got an interview already, then less likely to work, as they would have seen your profile and case performance.

I'd say go for it, as there"s no loss in any case.

Hope it helps.

Kind regards,
Nathan

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Robert
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replied on Mar 06, 2020
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Hi Anonymous,

Yes, you can give it a try - usually applicants are organized in a database, but if your details change you still have chances. Worst thing which can happen is that you get rejected as well, so you have no real downside, but only some upside potential!

Hope that helps - if so, please give it a thumbs-up with the upvote button!

Robert

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Anonymous replied on Apr 30, 2020

Hi A,

I would not recommend that unless you are able to change your name quickly. Otherwise it's you last application to that firm / you will be blacklisted.

Rather try it again later through referral.

Best,

André

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Luca
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Hello,

I would not recommend that. Since they will ask for your CV and phone number they could understand it and destroy every chance for future applications. Try to get a referral, that could be the only way to overcome the ban.

Best,
Luca

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Vlad
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replied on Mar 07, 2020
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Hi,

Your question is a bit confusing. If you got a ban - I doubt that you'll be invited by the other offices

You can try and reapply with a different account / name / e-mail - but I would not recommend doing that since it's cheating and can play against you if they find out

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Anonymous A on Mar 07, 2020
tks for different opinion - just to clarify, "ban" is not accurate in my initial post. I get rejected by 1 office but has not heard from two others.
Anonymous A on Mar 07, 2020
and i'm interested in your "cheating" part - may I know how "cheating" will be defined here?
Antonello
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replied on Mar 06, 2020
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I recommend finding a referral for your 2nd choice and apply through her (explaining the situation). Try with ex alumni of your University now in the firm.

Best,
Antonello

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Gaurav
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replied on Nov 30, 2020
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Hi there,

I don't recommend you reapply with a new application. You can be blacklisted after that.

All the best,

GB

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