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Is an MBA really worth it? Making about 100K now in Advisory, and MBA is not required to move up. Does it really make sense to take a 120K loan, when I could probably buy a house now instead? 🤔

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Deloitte Consulting MBA starting salary is $40K signing + $147K base + 5-20% bonus first year haha

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No

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Don't discount how much fun a MBA is

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do you want to stay in advisory? If yes, then MBA is not worth it. If you want to change to industry/another form of consulting, then a good MBA will help you switch without taking a lateral/step backwards/be silo'd

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An mba gives you the skills to hit a much higher top end salary if you leave consulting. That being said....most people leave the rat race around 140-200k. Maybe that is good enough...maybe not

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When will you get another great reason to take two years away from work while making life long friends? I would do it all over again if I could :) I enjoyed every day of it.

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No, you will also need to take into account loss of income and living expenses. Unless you plan to do a part-time. Adan MBA you'll come into consulting at 140 and industry jobs at 125

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It can be a real game changer if you go to an M7 program. I'd be hard pressed to go to less than that coming from consulting

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If U stay in consulting no. If u plan to leave prior to SM yes.

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What city?

NYC, but flexible to relocate

Don't do it.

Still think don't think it's worth the amount of life you have to invest.

^Niquil is kicking in lmao

No 👎

^ definitely another selling feature

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