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Old 28-05-2019, 09:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
any chance a 2:2 can make it to a less prestigious international firm?
Nothing is impossible, but it won’t be easy at all.

Remember that at the junior tier, employers (including the silver circle firms) are absolutely spoilt for choice. If they can get a first or a 2.1, they’d much rather do so than to explain to the hiring committee why they’ve decided to request and exception and select a 2:2.

For unconnected 2.2s, the more conventional path into an international firm would be to “upgrade” gradually through the tiers. From wherever you start out, you’d wait for attrition and burnout to hit your Big4 peers, and take the jobs they vacate. Then build up your resume and make the jump to international when your resume looks good enough.
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