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Smaller market based 🐟 here (think chi-bos-phl); obviously, there's plenty more opportunity in NYC. Here's my concern: I'm 30. Am I too "old" to jump in the NYC market now? Can do consumer or pharma

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If you can do consumer and pharma, that means you do pharma. Not too old though

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Pfffft. Most of my ad friends came to NY in their 30s. Don't even think about it.

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30s is young in NYC

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I'm thinking the same and I'm 38. You've been great Chicago, but...

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Yeah if you're good and know some folks no problem.

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Nah. Here, as long as you can do this shit and have the battlescars to prove it, you're golden.

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And yeah, I was 31 when I moved

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Is it really? I guess media is the exception. I'm 30 and feel like a fossil.

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@SAM1 in terms of lifestyle, totally.

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Lol @cd1 caught me. just because I switched to the dark side doesn't mean I can't escape back to my roots--right?!?!😭😭😭 @CA1 + @AD1 feeling better already ☺️

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