Anyone transferred from T2 (ATK, OW, S& etc.) to MBB? Any tips/recommendations?

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Be different (likely some form of differentiated expertise) and/or look at non-traditional roles.

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I've only seen one at BCG and that was because he had tons of healthcare M&A experience.

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All MBB is looking for talent, as an Associate you aren't expected to be an expert. You need a connections at the firm that can speak to your abilities and give you a strong recommendation as an experienced hire. Then it's more or less the same process that got you where you are

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There's a decent number of ex-McKinsey people with us who tried a different industry, but wanted to go back to consulting and try a different working style.

Wait, I forgot about partners. Almost all of our partners in the Middle East came from somewhere else.

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