Non-Target School Applicant Looking to Break into Consulting in Chicago


This week, we’re letting you behind the curtain into one of Jenny Rae’s Power Half Hour sessions with rockstar Stephanie. Stephanie is a non-target school applicant looking to break into consulting in Chicago. Keep an eye out for Stephanie; she’s got a bright future ahead of her!

What’s a Power Half Hour session? It’s a high-level career path guidance session (or resume review/networking advice session) with an ex-MBB consultant. Stephanie graciously allowed us to share her session with you, so those of you in a similar situation – coming from a non-target school but looking to break into consulting – can pick up the same tips from Jenny Rae that she did.

So without further ado, here are some specific tips you can put into practice to break into consulting from a non-target school.