What are the biggest cons of working at a MBB firm?

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I’m glad to see Bain is the exact same as BCG hahaha The pressure to perform is unreal and constant. It seems like it doesn’t go away the higher up you are too

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The people

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Disagree with M2, the people are the main reason I stay at McKinsey

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