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Has Bain returned to office in Boston? Thanks!

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Any industry hires here who joined Bain as a consultant? Would you be willing to connect and perhaps take a look at my resume?

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Does recruiting at BCG happen on an office basis or practice basis. If I am rejected from one office can I apply to another?

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