My background is purely in tech & would like to pivot to financial consulting by pursuing an MBA in finance. Will I be viewed as a risky applicant? (Since I don’t have any prior professional experience in finance?).

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What type of financial consulting are you wanting to do? Like a personal financial advisor?

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I believe asset management is a better goal if you want to become a personal financial advisor in the long run

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Hello,

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