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How did you get an interview at MBB? Referral or online application? Or maybe contacting the recruiter on LinkedIn? I’m with 2YOE in healthcare/analytics consulting. Recently looking to move forward to MBB. Appreciate any suggestion!

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Fishbowl referral 🤷‍♂️

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Applied online and had a referral (from an entry level, non-consultant though) Came from industry, 4YOE, at associate level

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I applied directly online (came from a PhD program)

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What PhD out of curiousity?

Partner referral

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Referral

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I got a referral from a friend of a friend - they also connected me with peers who helped me with mock interviewing

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Would you want to do a mock with me?

Highly recommend referral at the highest level you can get it, ideally partner level. Your app can easily get lost in the system if you cold apply. Just network through your school alumni or current company alumni at MBB

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Recruiter headhunted me

Cold application after 3 yoe

Went to a target school

Referral is going to be significantly more successful

Cold apply online

Happy to connect with you to do a referral, feel free to DM me

Cold email

Referral still gives you the best chance

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