Anyone considering moving to a start up? Pros & Cons to get into a top tier mba?

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I think 'what' you do at that startup is more important than working in one.

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Kill the GMAT and you're in wherever you want. I currently hate the GMAT 😑🔫

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From your experience, is getting an MBA worth it?

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Hi All, I'm 5+ experienced in IBM DataPower, secondary skills include working on WAS, MQ, Jboss, Tomcat - shell scripting to automate basic stuff. Holds certification in AWS Cloud Practitioner. Knowledge of DevOps tools like Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, GIT, SonarQube. Please let me know of any opportunities

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I don’t have a cs degree, but have worked in the industry for the past 8 years. Has anyone gone back to school for a masters or mba? And if so what benefit did it bring them?

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Passed the CISSP today and man it feels good. The 11th hour study guide is the real deal.

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Whats the most amount of attempts it has taken you to pass a tech certification? (Aws, microsoft, salesforce, sap, etc.)

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Would it be a bad decision to do a full-time MBA if I am on track to make $400K by the time I would matriculate? 29F. Want the degree but it is a lot to give up.

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As an American I always wondered for Indian mba applicants does which IIT you go to matter? Why are there so many IIT? Is it like the Ivy League or like the UC system in India?

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Does anyone know about Rice University -Jones school of business? Is it reputable? How do employers view the value of their MBA? Worth it or no? Any advice is appreciated. :)

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At what TC $ would you say an MBA isn’t worth it for you? Is there a number?

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I went to two undergrad universities and have a separate GPA for both. I averaged a 3.8 at University A and a 3.5 at University B (where I ultimately ended up graduating from). Will MBA programs combine my GPA or just take the stat from University B?

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To eventually get to CSO or CMO do you need an MBA?

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Is Prometric’s $30 test drive worth it? It’s my first time sitting for a part of my CPA exam and I’m just nervous....

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Does Parthenon sponsor MBA?

Does Alixpartners hire experienced hires without MBA at the VP level? (ie someone with ~4-5 years at Big 4 MC). I see conflicting comments around only hiring MBAs.

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Do MBA programs take grade deflation into account at all? I went to UC Berkeley and started off pre-med. Changed to Econ and had a 3.5 major gpa but 3.3 overall, can a good story+GMAT save me for M7?

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Has someone senior (partner or above) switched from IBM to big4 / main competitor and is it really different/better, or am I just used to the toxic nature of IBM? Been here 15yrs from mba/small firm.

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My recommender just asked me whether I’ve considered the EY-Hult MBA 😳

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Can anyone recommend a good online MBA program that is a good balance between cost and rank/reputation?

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Is it easier to recruit for big tech (biz ops, S&O, PMM) out of 3 years of consulting or directly from MBA?

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I just pivoted to consulting (from audit) with plans to work in my firm’s int’l dev practice. Ik i need a masters (to work at the IMF/ WB in the future) but is there value in getting an MBA vs an MPA?

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Can you be laid off if you're on a project?

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If I took a part time MBA program, can I still campus recruit for a summer role at MBB, Big 4, FAANG, etc?

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Our baby girl is now 3 mos old and has been exclusively breastfed (with the exception of the first few weeks where she got the enfamil bottles while my supply was still getting established). We now want to give her a bottle at night but she completely refused the formula bottle and puked her guts out throughout the night because of the few sips she took. What do we do now?Anyone have recommendations for alternative formulas we can try? How would you reintroduce formula to a baby like this? TIA

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What are partners/supervisors opinions on maternity leave?

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Chase Freedom vs Freedom Unlimited for everyday spend? Plan to transfer points to my CSR. Non traveling consultant

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How does the holiday weekend impact your quota? Still the same? It's still the same for me, which I feel is unfair.

Has anyone jumped from Big 4 Advisory to Tier 1 Consulting firms (e.g. MBB). Was the jump at the same, higher or lower level?

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If a project wants writing samples after an interview, is that a good or bad sign?

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Hey Fishes, trying to benchmark my salary here… senior associate, advisory, tier 2 city, big 4, 7 yoe in consulting, although less in the current community. What would be a good range?

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Hi Fishes, Is there any program which helps M in their milestone for transition to SM? What all factors are lloked into and how can one prepare for the next role?

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Being a foreign worker on H1b who recently rolled off from the project and currently on beach, what are my options in these times of impending slowdown?

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I have an interview at a law firm that a law school classmate (acquaintances only) works at. I want to reach out to him, but I’m unsure what is appropriate to say. Any advice?

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Just wanted you guys to know that this bowl is a godsend! I posted a while back about failing HR screenings. Everyone gave really helpful advice that I've implemented and I've been able to make it to multiple final round interviews

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Would a manager bring a person to a project and purposely sets him/her up for failure but pretends to be nice and enjoy the moment?

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Interviewed two weeks ago and still haven’t heard back. The recruiter isn’t responding to my follow up email. Bad sign?

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For PwC fishes who left recently, how did you consolidate wealth builder into 401k within benefits express to avoid the 20% federal tax withholding that was described in the benefits package? I tried to do this online but it didn’t show as an option except to rollover to an existing IRA or take a final distribution. Do I need to call benefits express?

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A friend opened up to me about her extra marital interest/dilemma surrounding that interest. She realizes her pattern due to some underlying issue she needs to resolve and is seeing a therapist, yet whenever we talk she goes into details related to this guy and about her dilemma. I have listened to her for 3 months and weighed in where I could, and I care about HER and her mental health. But if ask about her mental health she goes into stories about this dude. How do I establish my boundary? 🙏🏼

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What are the Big4 Advisory Director/Senior Manager salary ranges for Procurement/Coupa/iValua/Ariba?

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What impact is increased zoom/teams time having on your health? How do you manage it?

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Do any primary teachers use Flipgrid or Pear Deck? I would really like to start taking advantage of these things in my classroom. How do you use them?

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