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Do you guys at BCG think it would be a smart decision to make a lateral move to PL from Big 4? Have great network and support at current company. The MBB brand, 20k increase in TC, and potential better exit opportunities would be reasons to move. Worried about the challenges of starting from scratch at BCG, proving myself as IC in first few projects, and probably a worse WLB. Would love any insights TIA!

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If you don’t plan to stay in consulting long term, make the jump. The BCG brand opens doors.

If you want to be a consulting partner, stay put. Big 4 partner is a good gig, better in a lot of ways than MBB partner.

Source: been both

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Stress, hours, politics, sucking up, etc.

Pay is correlated but there are exceptions. I make more now in the last bucket than in other buckets.

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You’re a M making 270k at Big4?

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How is that important with the question that is being asked?

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PL is not IC, are you saying they’d start you as a C?

Laterals do the Billy Madison.

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