Moving from Consulting into PWM

Has anyone here moved from Consulting (Strategy/Finance at a B4 firm) into PWMI've been accepted into a T15 MBA and am considering PWM as a career option after that.

I'm wondering if it's common path to get into the PWM world - are there firms that hire MBA's more often than others? I know it's not necessarily required, but is it viewed favorably by firms for new hires?

Any other advice is welcomed!

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3mo
PWM Hopeful, what's your opinion? Comment below:

No, MBA -> PWM is not the common path.

I went directly into PWM so can't relate w/ direct experience on this path. I would imagine that you already know this, but an MBA is definitely not required to enter or succeed in PWM. There might be mild network benefits but those would be heavily outweighed by the MBA cost.

Would recommend you check out Brofessor's posts on PWM if you aren't familiar with them, might help your understanding of that world & what's worthwhile.

Just had my trade dispute rejected by Schwab for a loss of 35k. This single issue alone should be a gigantic red flag to anyone who trades on their platform.

If they have a system error, and you do not video record your trading (they actually said this), they will not honour their fuck up. Switching everything away from them. Fuck this company.

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1mo
theAudiophile, what's your opinion? Comment below:
PWM Hopeful

No, MBA -> PWM is not the common path

Would recommend you check out Brofessor's posts on PWM if you aren't familiar with them, might help your understanding of that world & what's worthwhile.

Seconded. I started off in PWM in college, but @Brofesser is still going.

1mo
rickle, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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