Quick "secondary market" mass mail question.

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Quick "secondary market" mass mail question.

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 23, 2012 5:55 pm

I'm sure this has been asked before, but I had a hard time finding anything via the forum search.

I'm a Fordham student, good grades but having difficulty with OCI. I've been in NYC for a while but my "secondary market" is Pittsburgh. I don't particularly want to live in Pittsburgh--my friends are here, my SO is here, all my shit's here, etc.

But, obviously, I want a job. Would taking a SA position in P-burgh or anywhere else (I would legit work anywhere for one summer if it'd make me some money and open doors for me), be a death sentence to that particular area? Would I be able to get back to NYC at the end? Surely a secondary market SA gig would look better in terms of 3L OCI, right?
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Re: Quick "secondary market" mass mail question.

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 23, 2012 6:12 pm

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Re: Quick "secondary market" mass mail question.

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 23, 2012 6:28 pm

Go to your secondary market, and think about everything else later. It is possible to lateral to NYC, it is just not going to ever be a high ranked vault firm.

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Re: Quick "secondary market" mass mail question.

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Go to your secondary market, and think about everything else later. It is possible to lateral to NYC, it is just not going to ever be a high ranked vault firm.


Right, but to lateral in wouldn't I have to work like 3 years in the secondary market? I'm talking about doing one summer in a second market and then getting back to NYC, if possible.

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Re: Quick "secondary market" mass mail question.

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:58 pm

Of course its possible. Just have a good reason prepared for why you did it. You may have issues getting back to NY but I would venture a guess that an SA, even in secondary market, can be a good thing for 3L OCI if you can explain that you are committing to NY long term.




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