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All- I have some friends who work at Bain and the more I hear about the place, the more I want to eventually work there. The issue is that my credentials aren’t the best. I will have an MBA from a T15 college in about 2 years time, I have 6 years of experience in analytics consulting, mostly at small firms and startups. I guess I wanted to ask the golden question, do I really have a chance at getting into Bain? If so, how should I plan this out?

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T15 MBA school + 6 years relevant work experience + extremely high demand right now + friends that work there and can refer you. All are positives and should hopefully get your foot in the door for an interview at the very least. It’s on you to do well in the interviews from that point forward.

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You definitely have a shot - aim for smaller cities

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With the T15 mba you’ll definitely have a shot, but it’s on you to execute. And even then it’s extremely competitive so I would recommended avoiding an MBB or bust mentality

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Which college?

I know a lot of people at BCG from CMU

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Does Bain recruit at tepper? If they do, then you definitely have a shot. If they don’t, it’s pretty difficult

They do

@OP curious to hear what struck you about Bain. And whatever you heard do you think it’s significantly better than McK and BCG?

BCG and McK have a much bigger presence at Tepper, but Bain does recruit a few people each year

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