Should I reapply

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New answer on Nov 04, 2020
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Anonymous A asked on Nov 03, 2020

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replied on Nov 03, 2020
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Hi there,

Sorry, could you post your question?

How do you improve your screening chances next time you apply?

1) Gain experience (internships, bootcamps, classes, stratups, extracirriculars, etc).

2) Network - speak to multiple people across offices and aim to get a referral

3) Review your resume - make sure your formatting is sharp/consistent, key words/experiences pop, and your experience bullets are properly written.

Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions on how to better do 1-3 :)

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replied on Nov 04, 2020
McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut


Assuming this is the same thread than the question just before this one:

Sorry to hear about that.

However, when they tell you to re-apply once the ban period is over, they really mean it! And good news is that it means that you, respite not getting hired, had a good performance.

Hence, once that period is over -in this case, go with 1 year, since this is what they told you-, you should 100% reach to HR. If you don´t, they won´t either, needs to be you driving it.

Don´t forget to mention that, upon rejection last year, you were asked to re-apply again.

Good luck!



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replied on Nov 04, 2020
Ex-Mckinsey|Certified Career Coach |Placed 500+ candidates at MBB & other consultancies

Hi Anonymous,

Of course, you should reapply but in accordance with the ban period. Ban periods are usually standard and last for 1 up to years. So, they would not consider your application if you reapply earlier.

Rejection is also an experience. Use the time given to significantly upgrade your profile and to maximize your chances next year.

Relevant work experience. Have you applied somewhere else? Tier 2 consulting firms could be a great start and give you the needed experience that would be of great advantage in the future and make you a better fit for the desired company.

Networking. I would strongly recommend finding some contacts within the targeted firm not only to secure an interview invite later but also to understand how it is from the inside, have a better idea of your position here in the future.

Preparation. Solve different types of cases, prepare for the fit part carefully, improve your feeling of confidence. Maybe even think of the guidance of an experienced coach.

Do you need any further help?

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