BCG 🐠 - I have a phone screen for a consulting role. I was just promoted to our post-MBA position after 2.5 years out of undergrad If I came over, could I be a Consultant or will they demote me?

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You may be demoted to senior associate, which is not too bad tbh. One year and you are at post mba level

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What is the deal with senior associate? I thought everyone goes Associate for 2 years to Consultant

We have that middle role too, which is not very common and used mostly for people like you with significant experience but no mba or PhD

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What office?

Boston!

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Also, will it help at all that I previously interviewed in a different office and made it to the final round? (I assume they already know based on my profile)

It probably helped in you getting the phone interview, but from now you are on your own

OP, would you want to case prep together? I also got a phone screen request for Boston!

I had 2.5 years consulting experience at Big4 and was at post-MBA role but with no MBA. Lateraled into BCG as a Senior Associate. Happy to chat if helpful - feel free to DM. There’s a chance you could negotiate to come in at C, but would expect them to offer SA.

Is C above SA? And PL is above C?

Also - not necessarily worse to come in at Sr A vs a C! Lower earnings for a year sure, but you have a longer runway to ramp up and get used to things with lower expectations than full-fledged C, and when you make it to C will likely be more sought after

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