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    I made it to interviews and got through the first rounds last last autumn but didn't get the job mainly due to what I think was a bad interview technique, and am now signed up on a graduate programme in a major non-consulting related company. I am wondering if it is realistically possible to apply to the entry level roles again this autumn which mainly seem focused on final year university students?

    Any thoughts/input would be greatly appreciated!
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    Why would you want to leave the current grad scheme? Is the experience/qualification not transferable? Any clawback clauses?


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    (Original post by Tokyoround)
    Why would you want to leave the current grad scheme? Is the experience/qualification not transferable? Any clawback clauses?


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    If I got a place at MBB, yes it would be worth it; which is probably what most people would think. No clawback clauses at all except probably the "career hopping" impression that future readers of a CV might get if I leave a graduate scheme early.

    I am mainly trying to find out whether applying for consultancies in the autumn after you finish uni through their normal graduate entry process is possible; anyone know/heard about someone that has successfully done this?
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    I know someone who essentially took a post university gap year and then applied successfully. Whether or not the conditions are different if you appear to have already started a career, I can't say.
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    I will be about one month onto the graduate scheme by then, it should hardly count
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    Nothing to lose then, it seems. Good luck!
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    I think you're eligible to apply for graduate roles up to 12-18 months out of university. You should definitely be okay applying this year (and saying you're taking a post-uni gap year or something). Not sure if MBB are different to other graduate employers though.
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    (Original post by Indus)
    I think you're eligible to apply for graduate roles up to 12-18 months out of university. You should definitely be okay applying this year (and saying you're taking a post-uni gap year or something). Not sure if MBB are different to other graduate employers though.
    they dont like it if you actually started on another graduate scheme?
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    I think it's possible to apply for grad schemes a year after uni, so starting two years after graduation.


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    they dont like it if you actually started on another graduate scheme?
    I don't think they would care. If they wanted you, then they would take you regardless. Applying while on another scheme also shows that you want to be a consultant and work for them, which is positive. You can also just make out as though you don't like this non-consulting graduate scheme you're on.
 
 
 
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