Is MBA (B-School Tag) a must to get into a company like McKinsey or do they also value skills, quality of experience & strategic bend of mind when hiring an experienced professional. Just wanted to get some insight.

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It is a must.. No 2 ways about it unless you are a Olympic medal winner or something. In India, having a top UG or PG college tag is essential

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Ah Ok! Is it an underlying reason of branding, network / alumnus etc.? More like a cult? Like Top Tier MBA degree is mandatory!

I would say Top B school tags isn’t mandatory unless you’re exceptionally good at networking and persuading partners that you’re a great fit for the firm. MBB’s do hire from non-target schools.

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