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What are some places besides MBB where the vast majority of your coworkers have insane pedigrees and are more than likely to come from top schools, top companies prior, etc?

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Don’t most T2 and boutique strategy consulting firms have similar pedigree? Honestly, I have a hard time distinguishing when looking at pure strategy groups across MBB and these firms. But also, why is this such a big deal to you?

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Prestige Worldwide, Vandelay Industries, Wonka, Wayne Enterprises, Cyberdyne Systems, Genco Pura Olive Oil Company, Sterling Cooper, Hooli, Olivia Pope & Associates…these come to mind.

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Being a professor/ researcher at a top school.

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Evercore, Lazard, Jane Street, Two Sigma, Point 72, Carlyle, Apollo, Cravath Swaine, United States Congress, Apple, Google, Phillips Exeter, certain country clubs, and other institutions etc.

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Maybe US senate would be higher threshold than all of congress

Pretty much all hedge funds, prop trading shops, certain divisions at banks, certain engineering roles

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I came a non-traditional route (ex-military) but loads of my colleagues have top-tier MBAs. Might be the same for folks at LEK, OW, S&

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In fairness some probably are at this point, if they had established networks or comp wasn’t enough to justify hopping.

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Harvard / Yale tailgate

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Teldar Paper, Aerotyne International, Bluestar Airways, Anacott Steel

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Me, myself, and I & Co.

Smash that smart button to show your support. Thank you (Sheldon pic)

Generally follow the money

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Add some top private equity companies to that list.

Deal teams in Private Equity, Bulge Bracket investment banks, top law firms, Congress, hedge funds.

Some high growth startups. Faire comes to mind.

NASA Astronauts

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US Foreign Service (ie Diplomats), academic fellowship programs (ie Rhodes, Yenching, etc), top VC firms, top think tanks, World Bank

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