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Can someone compare the pros and cons of MBB vs. FAANG+M? How does each shape your career? How are MBA opportunities from each?

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FAANG has exponentially larger compensation when you factor in the inevitable stock appreciation and yearly refreshers. You’ll work 40 hrs on average and rarely ever go past 50 hours even at the difficult places like amazon, Netflix or Facebook. There’s just no comparison imo. MBB has better prestige outside of tech circles but idk if you wanna be working for those old dinosaur companies. One exception is health and finance but you don’t need MBB to break in these.

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That’s true. I guess I’m comparing the consultants in SF/NYC/LA with FANG. You can live a much better lifestyle in Houston on a smaller comp

Which roles at FAANG? Tends to be a wide variety of roles over there vs client facing consultants at MBB...

I’m pretty new to exploring the area, so a broad overview of the main types of roles would be great, especially ones that consultants transition to frequently.

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