Is Wharton worth it?

I’m a PL@BCG (first job out of under-grad) and will need to spend all my savings of $200k to go Wharton. The only reason I was going to school was the brand...

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Why do you want to go? With BCG PL on your resume the marginal value of a Wharton MBA is very small, and you’re foregoing two years of PL/Pr income. Unless you need a significant career shift it’s hard to see it make sense.

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B2 show me your ways 😭

I’m going to be a contrarian and say go for it. It sounds like you need/want a new experience. Business school would be an awesome time to explore and experience new things. Sounds like consulting isn’t your end game and money isn’t everything in life :) Go to Wharton and remember a few years of income/job experience will be nothing in the grand scheme of a life/career

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Is bcg not going to sponsor it?

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Agree that Wharton brand does not stack up against GSB / HBS’s. I personally wouldn’t if I was already a PL...

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How much does a partner make at BCG? Just curious.

...but don’t think the Wharton brand stacks up against Harvard or Stanford. Hence, wondering if it’s any worth to go. I will have to start from scratch again after 2 years!

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Why would people think Wharton is not at the same caliber of HBS/GSB?

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Wharton yield rate is lower than H/S and cross admits between H/S and Wharton choose H/S.

M7 tiered as follow:
H/S
W
Booth
Kellogg/Sloan/CBS

All great schools, but generally how cross admits look at it.

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I want to shift to the industry in the next 2 years so not sure if my future chances to become CXO will rest on B school pedigree...

Is your undergrad an ivy or a state school?

Holy shit. That video was mind blowing

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Same question for myself... being international I may have benefits from a community perspective, but that’s about it

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