I went to a Target, now at a T2 doing CDDs, and just landed a BB IB offer. Ideally, I would love to join MBB now but got caught up in the IB recruiting process and did not apply to MBB. Like my T2, but want to join MBB mainly for brand name. Maybe I am overestimating myself here, but think I could get the MBB offer if I tried… I could see myself staying in Consulting or going to PE/VC. Should I take the IB offer or try to recruit for MBB? Maybe I can go to MBB after MBA if Finance is not it

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Why not banking? I think you can still achieve the PE/VC goal via banking. Curious as to why you want MBB instead?

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MBB would be more of the goal vs trying to transition to PE from MBB. Think strategy consulting is very interesting work

Take the BB IB offer if you are serious about PE. MBB will always be there and you could move over directly later or post MBA if you wanted. IB gives you a clearer path to PE and you already have the offer. A bird in the hand and all that...

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No it won’t hurt your chances it will just slow your progression a bit because you will have switched entry level roles 3 times. You just need to decide what you want and if PE is in the mix or not.

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