Has MBB lowered their standards? Maybe it’s my time.

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It has not. But it may still be your time. Shoot your shot

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The more the merrier! 😁

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MBB posters here think the law of supply and demand doesn't apply to their firms 🙃

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How does that matter B1? Considering MBB is hiring a lot more people now, obviously they need to relax their standards a bit (which were artificially created to restrict some qualifying candidates from making it due to lack of demand before). Whether those lowered standards are still above a certain threshold is an entirely different matter.

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I spent 5 years knocking on their door and MBB wouldn’t give me the time of day. Now all of a sudden I’m sitting on offers at all 3, like my IQ suddenly jumped 30 points during the pandemic. My conclusion: they desperate af rit now boi.

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How u like them apples??

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The tom pic took me out 💀

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I too wish to contribute world destruction, off to the McKinsey job board!

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To get an interview yes but that’s it

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Lol I interviewed at MBB I am not at MBB. Can asure you I killed it on cases and still didn’t get an offer because one of my behavioral stories was too weak.

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Doesn’t matter, try if you want Some decisions can be subjective to the interviewers, and your performance might vary

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If you’re bot already at Deloitte they’re interviewing anyone with a pulse

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Yeah not sure your background but now is definitely the time if you're interested

5 of my friends from Deloitte who applied before COVID and didn’t get interview applied again… 2 of them got to the final round but no one got offer. Bar for interview might have been lowered but not the offer bar

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Elle can you imagine what all your smart friends would think about you signing your name to such a gauche comment

They were lowered a while ago. Source: this guy right here

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MBB is all hiring like crazy for a few reasons. At their level, they are completely sold out. Every business is using covid to make huge changes. And most importantly, Covid made everyone have very negative view about their work and want to quit. Huge exodus expected after end of year bonus hits if not already starting given hot job market.

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Even before the pandemic, MBB standards had dropped significantly from a decade ago

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To get an interview, yes!

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