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What are portfolio strategy roles? Would love to learn more about them!

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Would love to talk to someone who works at L.E.K. Want to know more about the culture, projects, team... before applying to their consultant position.

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Will the loosening of patent protections on US vaccines actually move the needle, or is this just political posturing? Explain your stance.

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Is it ever ok to follow up on next steps for a job? Had my HR interview (pharma company) and they said they'd be in touch soon about next steps, but it's been radio silence for 2 weeks.

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Anyone here familiar with the culture and career progression opportunities at AbbVie? Considering a jump from tech and want to make sure that I'm not making the wrong decision. Thank you!

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What are some exit opportunities for life sciences supply chain consulting and what skills are valuable in the market? Looking to build my life sciences skillset while working in consulting then event… more

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Is it easier to go from biotech to pharma or vice versa?

Hello — Looking to crowdsource some pros & cons from this knowledgeable group. I have two opportunities. 1: FAANG in Product and 2: Big Pharma. Compensation is more or less equivalent (~300-350k r… more

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Anyone know how physician administered outpatient drugs are reimbursed in Medicaid? Typically this is done using buy and bill. Is it the same for Medicaid?

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Anyone here work at SemanticBits? SemanticBits

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Out of EY or Accenture Life Sciences Practices, which would have the better exit opportunities? I’m trying to decide which would be better to work in to eventually go into industry? Alternatively, whi… more

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How tough is it to get promoted at ClearView? Heard some bad things about a culture of perfectionism and cutthroat promotions, expectation that you will have the expertise of the next stage before get… more

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Thoughts on Blackstone? A recruiter reached out about a role in their life sciences team (Blackstone Life Sciences).

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Would anyone from BMS be willing to chat about a potential referral?

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Any thoughts on Arthur D Little for US life Sciences Consulting? Type of projetcs? Expertise? Comp? The good, the bad and the ugly?

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Hello! Has anybody worked for/heard of Xcenda? I am interested in learning more about the company in terms of vertical growth potential within the company/company culture/WLB/benefits and compensation… more

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How much do strategy senior managers and directors make (base, bonus and RSUs) at big pharma?

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Which pharma companies have own VC arm and how's the comp?

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Interested in LS consulting. Have experience in strategy/analytics consulting for fed health agencies - any advice on how to enter LS? Internal transfer doesn’t seem feasible

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How is Knowledge management in MBB, what kind of projects do they get - any points to compare with ZS KM

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Applying for LS consulting jobs in the Boston area later in the year. What are the top 3-4 firms I should consider? I don’t care much about name or size, rather intellectually stimulating projects, an… more

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Biotech ER at JPM/GS/MS or McKinsey/BCG for industry exits?

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Any info on how thermo fisher handles acquisitions? Do they normally allow the acquired company to run on their own for some time? Or do they layoff and merge right away?

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Has anyone heard of / have thoughts on Inari Medical? WLB, culture, growth, development, etc. Thanks!

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Anyone who recently had a H1B transfer process with ZS Associates ?

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Would love to speak with anyone who made an exit from consulting shortly after reaching M. How did you think about the following? 1. What functional roles will you actually be good fit for? How does … more

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Can anyone at LEK provide a referral?

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Outside of roles in PE/VC, what types of opportunities might experience at McKinsey or BCG open up within life sciences versus a company like ZS, assuming only a bachelors science degree?

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Looking into a few Associate Consultant openings from ZS Associates. Can any ZS 🐠 provide a recommendation?

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Does anyone know about the L3 Commercial Excellence Framework? What is it about? How is it implemented? What has been the outcome? Are any life sciences manufacturers adopting this, and why?

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Fishes which one is the best online brokerage platform according to you. E-trade TD Ameritrade Charles Schwab Fidelity

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What are the most impressive innovations 💡 that you have seen in Life Sciences recently?

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Has anyone here exited to PE from boutique LS consulting firms?

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I’m interested in exiting to product management/marketing roles in industry but I’m finding it to be very limited for people with <5 YOE and no MBA. Mainly still in consulting because you can make … more

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Life sciences consulting at boutique vs. biotech ER at a BB? Interested in eventually exiting to BD roles in industry

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ZS 🐟: Closing out on an offer for an AC role. Can anyone who accepted an offer lately or someone who’s in sync with what ZS is offering as a base, signing, relocation recently? Want to make sure that… more

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Any thoughts on working at Otsuka US? Culture/benefits/WLB etc?

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Is there a lot of money to be made at BD roles in biotech?

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Can anyone here explain why Vertex still has a logo that looks like it was stolen from a software company in 1991.

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A recruiter reached out to me about a role with ZS Associates and it was for their Value & Access team. The job description seemed really broad to me. Can any ZS 🐠 provide any insight about this… more

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