Advice? Cost is a factor, but I can try to work around it.

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Hate to say it, but I think working on your GMAT score is the silver bullet to your situation...

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I would guess the schools that wave the GMAT are not on the list for MBB.

What about an executive MBA at a brand name? They have lower requirements (Darden, Wharton, etc).

What was your score?

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Yeah I was thinking the same thing. Figured it doesn't hurt to ask. Thanks!

You can also get a job at MBB without an MBA. You may have to start on the Federal consulting side then switch over.

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Get a referral. That's how I was able to get an interview with BCG.

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UMGC doesn't require the GMAT and has a business school. If you're in the DC area, check it out. You may not have to leave, either.

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No GMAT, no MBB

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Have a disability rating? If so, consider trying to use Voc Rehab.

You need to be a BS artist to get Voc Rehab to work for you.

Voc Rehab is for people whose disabilities limit them in their current job and need to be retrained. So you’d need to find a way to craft that narrative. Can be a pain though.

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How bad was the GMAT? Are we talking sub-700 bad?

Nah, dawg

PSU World Campus, no GMAT

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