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Is it easy to make the switch from Big4 to MBB?

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Better question is why do you want to do it? This obsession with MBB in our industry is nuts. My friends at Barclays don’t dream of working at Goldman. They’re focused on building their skills and moving up or moving on. If a role happens to come up at Goldman that fits, so be it. But they’re not crafting their career around it.

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BCG1 is right on point. It’s less about the firms and more about you. Your career goals, network, growth trajectory, and how firm x fits into your journey

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I think it’s easier the other way around

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Pretty easy with a referral

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Even if you’re manager level at big4?

It's better of course but if you're a star in big4 then it doesn't matter. I got offer from Bain ex Big4 and no MBA (double degree undergrad with hons)

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