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Bcg will sponsor your mba. You’ll never get another time to have 2 years of vacation to do anything you want with hundreds of friends as a young non-broke person.

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It's been said here before that you have to above average (top 50%) of consultants.

No, an MBA is not necessary for career growth. It may be necessary for you to take a break/not get burnt out 🙃. After year 3 or 4 is typical.

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Not at all necessary. Significant opportunity cost associated with it, but many decide to do it anyways for a (very expensive) break, network expansion, etc.

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hi! Are you a campus recruit

No! I graduated in 2021 and have been working for the last year

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