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Starting at an MBB (undergrad hire) in a couple months: what books would you recommend?

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All the books you’ve always wanted to read for fun, leisure, and completely non-instrumental purposes that you will soon have so much less time for

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Only exception might be GMAT books...but ONLY if you have more time than travel/fun things to do (ie you’re starting in October and your friends have all moved to their new jobs and you’re very bored at home).

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Don’t prep for work, live life. Next time will be in a few years

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You were hired to lead, not to read

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You will have all necessary training provided. Please enjoy, live care free, and do all that you want to do.

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Marcus Aurelius Meditations and/or Senecas Letters from a Stoic...will keep you grounded and in the right mindset as you deal with all the BS and temptations that go along with consulting

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The Bible. Time to pray for your soul

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Crime and Punishment

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It’s very good. Tolstoy is lovely too if you have the time 😅

Never Eat Alone was a good, fun work read.

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