Is it worth a shot to try to apply for MBB consulting firms as a college hire when I’m about only three months into a B4? I have a Masters in Business Analytics and have technical skills in Python, R, SQL, and Tableau. Well SAS too but I hate SAS.

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From the info you shared it sounds like a long shot. Not likely to be considered for an integrative consulting role. There might be some technical analyst roles in expert track that you’re qualified for but will be competitive as (very) experienced hires are considered for those roles as well.

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If you’re not recruited from the schools we target it will be difficult. I don’t want to say impossible but it’s just not common. The other path mentioned is to go more technical and apply to an expert path role but then you’re competing against folks with years of experience at B4, startups, industry etc.

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Shoot your shot. If you’re gonna be rejected, let that be the firm itself doing the rejecting - not a bunch of randos on FB/you taking yourself out the running.

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“Consulting Analyst” sounds more like Accenture. Are you asking for a friend or? 🤔

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Nah, I have a friend in D who wants to boomerang back to ACN, and my manager came in from PWC. As I said, I think we’re all around the same ballpark.

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