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Bschool to MBB, or stay at Big 4?

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If you're only reason for going is MBB, that's a risky proposition. Would suck to be out more than $200k in tuition and lost wages and not get it.

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The standard $200k and lost wages argument uses faulty math. School doesn’t cost $200k in tuition. Lost wages are irrelevant: you won’t pay taxes on money you don’t make; and you likely won’t be paying rent in an expensive city. Lost savings plus accrued debt is the true cost. Also, you won’t find a person with a top 10 MBA who says they regret it.

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@OP Pretty arrogant to say you would be guaranteed MBB post-MBA

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Oh I will get it. It's just a matter of time for me.

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I meant I am 30 and exit ops are better for MBB.

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Leave consulting.

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Stay with big 4. Exit opps can still be good and you’ll save yourself 200k and 2 years of lost wages

You'll be on a firm's MBA salary vs undergrad salary so 2 year lost income isn't as bad

Learn from A1’s words. MBB isn’t guaranteed so have a plan for what you want out of your career if MBB falls through.

I regret returning to my Big 4 firm after my MBA and not applying to MBB.

SC1 tell me more.

Worth it if it's a M7 school imo.

Does PwC cover any of the tuition if you return after MBA?

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