INSEAD to MBB vs. Experienced Hire to MBB - which one is the easier route and why? Does it make a big difference in the resume screening bit?

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It might be easier to get an interview on-campus, but given the current hiring push, I’d just apply now and consider INSEAD if you don’t pass the CV screen. Do, however, be mindful that there is a 1 year cool-off period (even once you join INSEAD) in case you get declined at the interview stage. I knew someone who had failed the final round shortly pre-INSEAD and had to wait for the full-time interview round on-campus. I.e. they weren’t eligible to interview for the summer internship

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Ah that kind of sucks! Okay hmmm, I’ll apply now and see what happens. It feels a bit tough, not going to lie, especially in London where I don’t know if the hiring push is as big as in places in the US.

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