How do I get into consulting? I’ve literally gotten referrals for 3/4 B4 companies and still can’t get in. Does anyone have any advice?

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GPA might be the reason if you’re currently in school or not far removed - even with referrals, it’s better to wait a year or two out so it’s not a factor in your app anymore.

Wow, that's wild. I'm not in consulting but would have guessed multiple referrals would land someone a job. Goes to show how competitive the market it. Maybe try for some relevant work experience elsewhere?

If you're still a student that's probably why! GPA is a factor while you're still a student, and so is the lack of experience you may have from being a student. Get out and network, and see if you can scrounge up any work opportunities that would help you build the skills you need.

I’m not a student, just graduated this year but I have 2 years of corporate experience because I worked full time while going to school full time.

are you writing cover letters? they are optional for some technically but in reality they aren’t

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