Given how many mbas want to go into pm, does being a pm (with consulting experience) today give you a leg up as an applicant

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Huge advantage. Prior PM experience is the number one thing PM recruiters look for.

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Recs aside, I actually like my current job but the PM job is more of an unknown (could be better or worse). However if it does get me a leg up for mba admissions it really makes the decision harder.

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