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How difficult is it to move into IB if you get into a Top 15 business school, but don’t have a finance background? In my case, my background is in B4 implementation work.

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Just go for M7 school. Then get into BB IB preferably MS, JPM, GS, Jefferies, etc. then after doing a few years move into PE. Won’t be too hard if you put in the work

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You can land an IB role through the normal recruiting channels in the MBA program assuming you concentrate on Finance. PE/VC is much more competitive with fewer opportunities. IB to PE still isn’t easy.

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Not hard... people do it all the time

IB is a much easier switch than PE

IB is not competitive anymore

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