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How likely is it to internally transfer between Big 4 advisory practices that have zero overlap in transferrable skills? Trying to get into B4 valuations by self studying for CFA/teaching myself the required skills and networking, but unsure of what my realistic chances are since I have no relevant prior exp. Assume my engagement reviews are stellar, can this happen?

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