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Applying for MBA with 4 years of professional experience and hoping to move into IBD. Is it too late to make the move?

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Whats ibd?

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Some of the MBA hires used to work in corporate finance roles, some consulting, some Teach for America. It was honestly all over the place, I don't think one's pre-MBA experience really affects IBD recruiting given you went to a target school

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Appreciate the input D2! Happy new year

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No it is not.

I was in IBD before - 3/4 of the Associates were in your shoes, 1/4 were direct promotes from analyst

Def not too late

What's ibd

Investment banking division

Thanks for the input guys! @D2, did the associates you work with, did they have finance background? If not, what did they do before their MBA?

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