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Anyone went from a non MBB firm to MBB? Did you get an MBA before doing so?

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MBA --> Booz --> McKinsey

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@MCK1 how's your experience differed between the two firms?

I made a few long posts about this in another thread. I'll summarize. McK is better. More support services (experts, visual graphics, statisticians/analytics resources, better knowledge/document library, digital people who will code stuff for you, etc.), better culture (never talk about selling work, all about client impact, very values driven), better projects (higher level, greater breadth of topics, more international if you want it) and faster promotion/raises (I've been through 2 reviews at McK. I got the highest grade possible both times (distinctive) and got over 30% comp increase first time, and exactly 30% second time). Hours are similar. If you have a specific question let me know.

Thinking about making a similar move (M7 MBA --> Deloitte --> MBB)...would love to connect offline if at all possible. Could create a temporary gmail account.

Sure man. Tough part is why switch? When I was at Booz I was less motivated because everything was going well. The PwC acquisition made it easy. For you, what's the story? You'll lose some time in rebuilding relationships and stuff. Assuming you don't suck you should be developing partner and client relationships by now you don't want to lose.

Why switch for me would be 1) better projects 2) better comp and 3) better exit opportunities

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