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I am applying for an MBA program and have only worked in audit at B4. How did you go about asking for letters of rec? I'm scared to ask my manager because she will then know I'm quitting. (Cont.)

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You won’t get into a top 15 program without recs. You need to ask someone you’ve worked underneath.

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A manager rec letter isn’t going to do much. Try and get a partner

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I feel like this is a question for your pml, or whatever the EY equivalent is.

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Agree with SA1. You should also ask a client you trust and preferably someone who went to the same school you are applying to

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To clarify I would definitely leave EY to get it. I am applying on the east coast and I work in Texas

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Would the same advice still apply?

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Did you apply without getting recs? I want to get into a top 15 program

Just because you’re applying for MBA doesn’t mean you’re quitting. I know many people at the big four who are auditors and also MBAs. I asked some of my managers and they wrote them for me.

I earned an MBA while working at PwC, no one thought I was quitting. I have many coworkers currently pursuing an MBA. They even get to leave early on the evenings they have classes. I say go for it.

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