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MBB 🐠: I’ve got 3yrs consulting experience at IBM (agile exp.), state school for undergrad, CSM and secret clearance. Do I have a shot at associate at MBB or do I absolutely need to pursue MBA first?

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No shot at associate at McKinsey - you’d be a BA. I joined Mckinsey from IBM without an MBA. Definitely doable.

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How’d you pull this off? Very curious to learn more as I’m in a similar position

Yes. Youd come in as a BA

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I joined as a consultant with 4 years of experience, no mba. Maybe wait a year and skip the mba?

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