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How likely is it for an analyst at a top economic consulting firm to lateral into an MBB or even a top 5 strategy consulting firm?

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Given SAT>2200, GPA>3.7, top 25 undergrad? Doable but you'd reset your tenure, ie come in as AC0.

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Entirely possible, the broader question is what would you look to do once you get in? Reset to generalist (less of a challenge), keep on the economics focus (more limited inroad platform)

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Very post MBA. I know two people that have done it. One was from NERA and the other from Charles River. Though I wonder why you would. Economic consulting seems like it would be very intellectually interesting. Maybe I don't know what you folks do ;)

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Get an MBA then transfer. Lots of people do it

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