Remember Wall Street is truly a fraternity. Once youre in, its frankly pretty easy, fun, high-paying work. The historical difficulty has always been about breaking in. Most do it through family legacy/nepotism or Ivy League feeder schools.
Those are your ‘luckiest’ routes. As a personal reminder- I used my Ivy League BA + Naval Officer pedigree to spend 2 months in NYC fulltime networking, interviewing to break in at age 25. It may take one of those 3 methods to get a breakthrough opportunity buddy.
I think you have what it takes to make it,