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Is it a red flag to MBA programs to leave my firm after 1-1.5 years without a promotion (promotion would be at 2 YOE)? Would it also be bad if I switched jobs more than once before applying (applying at 3 YOE, will enter school at 4 YOE)?

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Are these lateral switches or promotions? If you’re not able to show some sort of career progression then that might be a red flag.

Lateral switch in terms of position but likely upgrading in terms of employer. I would only switch to another B4 if I got a promotion with the switch but if it’s a better firm I would be willing to take a step back in title.

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