To the folks who pivoted from tech consulting pre-MBA to IB post-graduation, how has your experience been? What would have been helpful for you to know prior to making the switch?
Is there a list somewhere that details which companies require a GMAT or GRE score for post-MBA job applicants / on campus recruiting?
What are your thoughts on an online MBA? How much is it worth paying for an online MBA and is it likely I would see a significant return if I’m making over $100k a few years out of undergrad?
Is FRM or CFA a better certification?
How does experienced hire interview process for MBB differ from on campus MBA process? I made final rounds of on campus but made silly mistakes with math. Are cases any easier out of school?
Looking to get a few certifications, I have worked in both IT and HR consulting and am trying to decide between ITIL, SHRM, and PMP. Any thoughts on which would be best for future, quickest to get, hardest test? I get the cert paid for and a bonus upon completion, so trying to decide which one to pursue or the order if I want multiple.
Has anyone here transitioned into teaching from another profession through alternative certification? Did you feel like you were prepared for the classroom by the end?
For MBA apps will it hinder or help you if you provide a list of other MBA programs you are looking into besides the one you are currently applying for?
Friend has JD/MBA and 130k in student loans and after 3 months of looking just accepted a job for 72k. That’s a nightmare right there. Really adjusting my desire to go get my MBA now.
Currently an MBA student considering an internship offer near Santa Clarita, CA. Have always wanted to spend some time near LA area but would likely room alone and am wondering if I’d have a lonely
Cross post: Anyone get their MBA from Kellogg and care to connect and share their experience? I want to exit to consumer goods or tech. Currently have 3 years experience at EY and 4 previously in consumer goods. Thinking of going for MBA then going back to industry
What do people think of masters in business analytics programs? If it’s from a reputable school e.g. UCLA, Duke, MIT all offer MsBA now, is it a valuable quant heavy MBA? Or is it a BS degree?
US fish here. Considering applying for an MBA internationally (INSEAD, LBS, HEC) as a way to pivot to working in the EU. I don’t have a visa so would need sponsorship, does this seem like it would be a possible gateway to getting to work in Europe? Or should I just try to apply for jobs instead. 2 YOE in strategy consulting
Hi ladies. I wanna start looking into grad school programs (mainly analytical/MS types but MBA is also on the table) but there’s SO much info out there that I’m a little overwhelmed. Any good starting resources/sites you recommend to ease the process?
I work in consulting for 5 years now and I have been accepted to a Masters in SCM at MIT. I wish to return to consulting after the program. I am wondering if I should seek an MBA in the future
Hi Everyone! I’m torn between which HR certification to pursue (SHRM-SCP or SPHR). Which one would you recommend and why?
What’s the key differences between the Account Management and Client Services roles? Both from a career track and responsibilities ￼perspective? (Tomato, Tomato? Lol)
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Our school is in 100% Remote learning right now. I have a kindergarten student whose goals are: Participating during circle time, completing a task before transitioning, and to play with his peers during unstructured play time. How can I support him during remote learning. Any ideas as to what I can send home? Thanks in advance!
Any Lockheed Martin 🐠 willing to provide a referral? Found a position I think aligns perfectly with my background. Willing to provide more details through DM. TIA
Is it reasonable to ask for a larger signing bonus if the firm says you’re not eligible for a discretionary bonus the year of joining, because you’re starting 4-5 months into their performance year?
Question for BCG fish - has all hiring been frozen or just certain groups? I am in-process for an expert role within M&A but was told to expect a call in May with an update.
Can someone explain the negative attitude towards unlimited pto? Is unlimited pto not really unlimited? And if not how does it compare?
Do you think sprint oriented development - where you ship features every two weeks - is the best type of dev culture?
Any gov consulting firms actively hiring in dc? I have a buddy who just graduated with his MBA but didn't go through consulting recruitment. Veteran + worked on the hill. Fishbowlburnerdallas@gmail.com
If after a case study the interviewer says “thanks for your interest” is that just a dead give away you didn’t get it?
It is confusing to call mbb as b3 when there is b4. How about Real3/R3? Real consulting...
Has anyone heard a firm-wide policy that ALL time spent billing is to be self-written off by associates and is not bonus eligible? Have heard from a friend that a firm I am considering lateraling to has such a policy. Red flag?
At what age do you feel like a grown ass adult? Just hit 30 but mentally I feel like a kid. I’m sure it varies for everyone…
What are my fellow Indy advisors using for benefits? Our family ditched the traditional medical for a Christian share plan last year, So far all is sound. How about Dental? Any bad experiences?
Do any 🐠 have tips on how best to maintain motivation for job hunting long term? Been actively applying for months now; despite having had a few interviews I still feel lesser than due to the slog the search has been and the number of apps I've sent out. (Also I just ate shit on the Bain aptitude screening test so the recency on that is probably also a factor 😅)
Anyone else get tired of the LinkedIn charade? Every day I see countless posts by people in advertising/marketing that come across as preachy, self-indulgent, humble brags that annoy me. Like, the pompous CEO/CD who writes a long post about that time he hired an intern and learned a valuable life lesson that we could all learn. Or the super-duper smart Copywriter who regurgitates Olgyvisms that we’ve all read a billion times to show his or her worth. It’s 2020. And I’m jaded.
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