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Folks I am from Germany. I have seen MBB hiring culture is very diff than from the US/UK. For consulting roles whether be strategy/implementation/sector-specific they prefer folks with Masters or Ph.D. rather than MBAs from top B schools around the globe. Is it true?

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If you are from Germany, then you already should know that PhDs are of higher importance in German society.

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Coz it is so hard to graduate from a PhD program, so people respect it

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Wie gehts es dir

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Yes.

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MBAs and PhDs are not much of a thing in Germany. If you want a top degree you get a doctorate, but I don‘t think it’s worth it if you want to progress asap in consulting. The only real non intrinsic benefit is social prestige, which might help you if you want to start your own business.

The standard route is: 3-4 years Bachelor Degree (incl. 1-2 basic internships, often 3-6 months) —> immediate Master Degree for 2 years (incl. 1-2 good internships for 2-3 months) —> Full time job —-> If consulting: Optional (sponsored) PhD after 2-3 years and back to consulting

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