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Currently doing PMO work on an interesting project. I want to get an MBA from a top 10 school. What type of project work should I look for next? Strategy?

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That depends where you’re targeting, Harvard wants leadership, Wharton wants modeling, Stanford wants entrepreneurship, etc

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Whatever you’re most interested in. If you go strategy, you’ll compete against other strategy consultants.

What if you’re in PMO but want to use the MBA to transition into strategy consulting? How is that viewed

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