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Does anyone here regret joining MBB? If so, why?

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I was a rockstar at my Big 4 firm without trying much and am now average while trying very hard

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Thanks MCK1. Real question though - if you had the choice again now; with hindsight what choice would you make?

I don’t regret joining BCG but I certainly regret saying yes to some projects

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Can you elaborate? What about them made the experience bad? Have you learned how to identify and avoid similar projects?

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