Hello gbose, thanks for your question.
As you probably know, there is no ideal answer, but I do not think applying to EMBA programs as a career changer is a good idea. As I told another applicant, an EMBA is not the place to “hit the reset button” on your career.
Some top tier programs, such as Wharton and Booth, are more open to older candidates. Moreover, to be safe, you might consider applying to slightly lower ranked programs that would be glad to have strong candidates. Regardless, I think a full-time MBA program would likely be a better path for you to transition to strategy consulting.
Best of luck!
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