Is anyone familiar with Morgan Franklin vs Ankura vs Connor Group? Any particular distinguishing qualities that set one apart from the rest? Looking for more strategy and operational consulting opportunities and considering those 3.

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I’m in industry and recently worked with some peeps from Ankura and they were top notch. Super smart but didn’t rub it in your face. I thoroughly enjoyed working with them.

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Question: I’ve seen so many women get in mommy mode and throw their hobbies, careers, everything to the side as soon as a baby arrive. I don’t want to do that and in my mind I feel that I’ll still get to be myself. Does being a mom naturally make you lose your previous identity? It’s hard enough trying to move up within our roles but is this naturally in us?

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I feel like this is a big fat no: I left Deloitte in 2019. In 2019 I traveled to two states for work...is there a way to get Deloitte to reimburse me for the $110 I’m about to pay to TurboTax?

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