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Currently looking at Accenture and Strategy& as potential firms to move to. Has anyone had experience with either of these firms helping pay towards an MBA? This would definitely help make the case towards my decision to join. Thanks!Accenture Strategy&

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Strategy& participates in the PwC MBA sponsorship program known as the consulting solutions scholars program. Strategy& typically has the greatest number of participants.

However, receiving the sponsorship typically requires multiple years of track record at the firm, demonstrated history of strong performance, and demonstration of reinvestment in the firm and the community. Part of the process is getting several recommendations from partners in your practice.

PwC does also have some tuition reimbursement programs that can help to defray the cost of an MBA, but those are much more simple and available to pretty much anyone.

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Yes, we still have the program. The 2022 cycle just wrapped up recently. It was in PwC News. Not sure about a web page. Your HR business partner should have details.

At your level, no, we wouldn’t

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Per my other comments, I am talking about the Consulting Scholars program, which is the firm’s MBA tuition sponsorship program. What are you talking about S&1?

Accenture is a different tier than S&. What are your career goals?

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In the short term, I’d like to get an MBA to further my career in consulting. In the long term, I’d like to work in the startup or VC space.

Accenture Strategy has a scholars program which will sponsor your MBA. Not for regular consulting though. Not sure which part of Accenture you’re applying to, but assume if you are looking at S& you’d be looking at ACN strat.

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Yes, I am looking only at ACN strat. Would the scholars program also apply to experienced hires?

Does Strategy& interview without an MBA? It seemed like a requirement for the positions I interviewed for. Accenture really doesn’t care about MBAs. I tried when I was a consultant there and it was a straight no.

Interesting!

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