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Is it worth joining MBB firm? How does it impact your long term growth? Recently promoted to senior manager in tech consulting space and I am considering to take a paycut (about 50k) to join Mckinsey at post MBA consultant level. I want to hear feedback from MBB fish here. Most of my friends think it's a bad move..

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Worked so hard to get into MBB but I finally decided to reject the offer.. Still not sure if it it's the right choice but I am much older to go back into day to day IC role for few years and I do have family commitment (2 kids) as well... This is one of the toughest decision i've made in my career.....

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Agreed. I think good opportunities will always be there and I’ll jump as soon as I don’t see the trajectory anymore.

SM to Associate/consultant level at MBB? All depends on how much you are willing to bet on yourself and what your career aspirations are

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I was in industry before (have M7 MBA). I think there’s a lot of learning because expectations are super high here. Things are rough as people don’t sugar coat much which I prefer. All and all, I think I’ve improved significantly and the learning curve was very steep but interesting.

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What do you want to do eventually @OP? MBB isn't a young person's game, especially you're going to go from SM back to 1st year Consultant level. Do you want to be a strategy person, doing stratops for a F500? Or more of tech /digital stuff?

The answer @C2, is that it depends on what you want to do in tech and what skills you value for your trajectory. But truthfully McK consultants are not running and leading tech and product companies for a reason.

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