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After months of networking and trying to break into consulting, I managed to secure one interview. I was really nervous at the beginning of the interview so I started off a bit shaky and didn’t come up with the perfect structure, but did really well on the rest. Today I got the rejection email and their feedback was that I need to work on the structure. I had worked on my structure for so long and I only messed up because I was nervous. I feel so defeated with no more interviews. Wtf do I do? 😓

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Keep your head up, there’s a crap ton of consulting companies and its a numbers game. Something that helped me was Managed Consulted on youtube, plenty of proxy cases to walk through.

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Thank you A1. I did a lot of cases on PrepLounge, and will check out what you suggested. Unfortunately, there aren’t too many consulting firms in Toronto but the only way is forward I guess

Rejection is part of the process, accept that, practice and move onto the next. The opportunities will come even if you haven't already identified them all

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You had one interview, so you can get more. Be persistent. You can do it. The first one is always the hardest.

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Nothing you can do at this point for this specific firm. Focus on getting more reps in so in your next interview you crush it. Keep the grind and remember the grass is always greener on the other side lol

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Thank you A2. Unfortunately, my grass is rotten, severely underpaid and overworked

Keep your head up!

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Agree keep your head up and keep practicing!!!! You can do it - find ways to relax before an interview. Deep breaths. Take a walk, etc

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