🐠 already at MBB — what is your motive going to bschool that isn’t PE/VC? Just curious. Thanks!

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To have a good time, take a break, build network, figure out post mbb areas of interest

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You do for the non taxed option since you’re basically considered an employee for that version :( I hate the new rule. You can still go intern elsewhere if you’re ok with the taxes

Helps to climb the Corp ladder long term - esp if I jump ship to industry, where getting an mba may matter more vs. my current employer

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These are the reasons I want to go, but what did you tell the schools in your story?

Because I want to take other peoples spots

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Jk just want to chill for 2 years. I’m tired.

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I’m taking an externship in industry right now. My boss who’s also ex-McK told me I should get an MBA because it helps a ton politically at my company (where I hope to return long term). Also, many of the reasons mentioned already

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Same reasons as B1, plus the fact that it’ll be paid for!

Having this dilemma rn. Current MBB, got into some M7s and have the option of sponsorship... but also have a general idea of what I want I want to do post MBB/MBA already and am pretty tired of consulting lifestyle. Wondering if I should skip MBA and just jump straight in to industry.

What do you want to do?

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