Is it better to apply to M7 with a few yrs work experience at Deloitte or take a risk with a 5 person startup for 1-2 yrs before applying?

Background: thinking about joining a high potential startup in my industry of expertise. It’s promising but, as with many startups, has a risk of failure. I eventually want to work my way into the startup space post B-school but the to this would be to stay at Deloitte and go through the MBA sponsorship program.

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Pre-MBA feels like a great time to join a high risk startup.. you can go to MBA if it fails. Also, you’ll probably have much more interesting experience than just more consulting based on the variety of things you’ll do at the start up.

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Thanks, appreciate the input!

Startup for sure

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