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Plan/hope to be enrolled in 2023 Harvard, currently working for T2 strategy consulting. Any thoughts for preparation? Should I move to MBB for a better chance?

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Work experience is one part of it. Even at MBB, you’ll be competing against other, similar (maybe better) profiles. If you’re enjoying OW and making an impact in your work (I.e. will get good recs) don’t waste that. Keep grinding. Focus your time on rounding out the rest of your story. Scores (GMAT or GRE - take time to figure out which you can score better on) and Extracurriculars that tie into your story. The jump to MBB and loss of relationships + having to build a new network to get strong reviews is not worth it IMO. YMMV

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Why do you want to go to HBS? Also, study for GMAT now and get a good score, that’s one less thing to worry about

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