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Serious question: why do firms still have MBAs as hard requirements? Is there some legitimate knowledge, value, or (still) perceived prestige in staffing MBAs vs someone with equal qualifications but no MBA?

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Umm.....yes?

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What firms have an MBA requirement?

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I ask this question too - I have a masters in economics which was much harder course load than the MBA plus a second masters and I am still under looked at

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C2, nothing matters tbh

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Never heard of this requirement

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Please give an example of a firm that has MBAs as a necessary requirement

If you wanna work in a HF the most straightforward path is: BB > MBA > HF. Alternatively I think they require a PHD.

It’s usually a preference but not a requirement. I’ve never seen it be the latter

I always thought mbb and places lik eyp make you get an mba eventually. I know a bunch of idiots who got their mba and now have internships with eyp and will make damn good money for the skills they have

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