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What does it take to get into a top 5 MBA program from consulting these days? Any tips/tricks?

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It's too early for this question. Just enjoy the weekend!

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GMAT + branding. The story is very important.

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Don't be white. Lol jk. I agree with P1.

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^classic shkreli

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With this "Top 5" mentality, there's not much you can do. If you want to be successful, stop worrying about Top 5 and pick the school that's the best fit.

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How many people in the average MBA class come from consulting or banking backgrounds?

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