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Is it stupid of me to apply to LS consulting firms with little experience in business? My only intern experience has been at a local pharma business. Other than that, most of my experiences are in a clinical setting.

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Not a reach to apply, but I'd recommend brushing up on life science case studies and reading some high level industry trend papers published by big consulting houses to have some talking points

My 2 cents: get comfortable applying to stretch opportunities. I got a ton of rejection over the years, but if I didn't stick my neck out all the time I'd have stagnated long ago. Good luck!

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