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So...what are your intern offers for MBA? Mine was...low

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It’s below market when Deloitte is 160 now Really tired of people without MBAs whining about MBA salaries. Go get your MBA, or prove that your market value is comparable Otherwise please sit down and shut up—and take gratitude in the fact that you didn’t dig a ~$300K hole in pursuing your MBA (tuition + opportunity cost)

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Wrong. BCG is at least shifting more and more to hiring straight out of undergrad. Probably close to 50/50 now.

As someone who came to ACN out of undergrad, I have no clue why MBAs who come to ACN complain. They should be lucky they are in consulting at all. I mean, you went to do a MBA and had every opportunity to go to MBB but struck out. If you are upset about pay, ask yourself whether you really deserve it? Can you really compete with MBB if you can even get a job offer there despite having all the resources at your disposal? Why do you want us to pay a premium for your bottom barrel talent? Is it just because you were a fool and took out $300k of debt and now want us to compensate you for your poor decisions?

So are you saying that ACN is shitty firm and therefore can only attract bottom of the barrel talent? I mean what does that make you? If you are so good why haven’t you transitioned to MBB. I mean self owns are rare but hey this one is weird. Now i imagined you have reasons for being at ACN and not jumping ship so they cant have a similar set of reasons? how do you know they are not going to have an MBB offer? What makes you think that they didn’t? So you think everyone wants to be at MBB? Maybe the person likes the tech focus of ACN or maybe they just like the people better? I had plenty of classmates that left good offers on the table for family reasons for example. See there are things that name or what you perceive as “prestige” can’t buy. Now if ACN Strategy wants to compete for top talent then they are going to have to offer something in line with the market and/or make a compelling case for an overall package bc then that talent just wont go to ACN Strategy. OP might be that talent but hey you keep making those over-generalizations and make them think twice about joining your firm. I am sure the recruiting team will be delighted with your efforts and all the money wasted that it took to get them to come and intern there to lose them afterwards.

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Dude. 155k out of your MBA is low? You’ve literally proven NOTHING yet. Give me an eager analyst fresh out of undergrad over an MBA hire any day😩 Go get yourself an offer from MBB or sit down OP.

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Yeah that is not uncommon bc I was one of those. I decided to not accept a FAANG offer to join consulting bc i wanted the diversity of projects before settling for tech. Funny enough it was my 10 yrs of experience in industry that sold them on my talents. My MBA was just a really good add on. Any consultant trying to get into that particular Product Manager role would have a lot of issues unless had direct extensive experience with that particular field. Good luck to you A3!!!

You’re an intern.... you’re not worth that much.... be happy with it

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Probably just that the internship ended. Friday was the last day

Considering that top strat houses are “only” giving $170k, and that they take a helluva lot more than 10% more effort to get into than Accenture, I’d say you’re doing pretty well :)

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Out of business school it’s pretty much the same level of effort - it’s mostly luck where you end up.

A lot of salty non MBAs here

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A1 - sorry you never learned how talent markets work.

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Deloittes 160k that ain’t low...

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Interrrrrrnnnnnnn

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Yeah its low. I think all interns are likely rerecruiting - not just with MBB but T2s as well. It’s very possible we’ll lose cross offers to T2s because of higher bases and bonuses.

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What is the mba offer now? I graduated in 2013 and the mba offer then was $135k Markets have gone up a lot!

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FAANG basically.

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>when the post backfires on you

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You first: how low with what company

Also an MBA intern at ACN. OP: did you not factor in tuition reimbursement + 1Y bonus? wtf were you expecting?

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Good

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