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At an M7 MBA. What are the chances of breaking into buy-side without any previous Finance background? Is that even possible?

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Sure. Just network right and get somebody to vouch for you. If you’re a veteran leverage that community. If you’re a minority leverage that community. Find something and push hard on it.

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Possible, yes. Likely, No.

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Never tell me the odds. Run as hard as you can at it and see what happens.

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Network, network, and network some more. It’s possible.

Heard a stat that 8% of PE offers at MBA programs are to people without previous PE experience. I would guess that the majority of that 8% have IB backgrounds. That said, there is a chance…but it is not high

Possible, but be sure to have a solid plan B!

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