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Hey guys! Went to college with full intention of getting into medical school. Graduated right before the pandemic which gave time to think long and hard about going to med school. Decided I was doing it for all the wrong reasons, and am trying to pivot into consulting. I’ve reached out to hundreds on LinkedIn, which lead to a few referrals, but have heard nothing back from any firms. Anyone willing to help me out with some advice and guidance?

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I didn’t know anything about consulting until my senior year. I also graduated last year and started working as an engineer. Took about 6-7 months to apply and interview, and finally got an offer 3 weeks ago. I just want to say don’t give up! Don’t get discouraged from the rejection emails and continue with networking/applying. I also heard that recruiters are swamped right now, so I would wait for couple more weeks for the referrals.

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Maybe look into a pharma ad agency. Once you have that bit of experience, you can more easily side shuffle.

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DM’d for more questions

We’re hiring and it sounds like your interests and background would be a good fit!

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Called it! (They're a great agency by the way)

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