Is it possible to break into IB, consulting or corporate development without a masters and without a top of the line GPA? I know I can handle the work it’s just the matter of receiving the opportunity to do so

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Get a CFA, get good at excel and modeling

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Pretty much this, and also network network network. Despite what people say on here, it's really not that bad and you'll be able to find a good role eventually

What’s your YOE? Might be too late if it’s >3

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No, not happening. You better be ready to make serious sacrifices.

Though maybe T4 consulting and below...

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I networked my ass off to get my shot in high finance. To get started just join your local CFA society. Take the level 1 at least once and goto as many luncheons as possible. Any even they have you make it and network.

CFA is def a shortcut in.

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