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Come with an open mind, be ready to change your mindset, and don’t assume that what worked at B4 will work here. Ask questions and regular feedback. I would do some strategy / DD work early on, which will accelerate that change in mindset. It’ll be painful hours wise but will help tremendously in the long run.

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Be ready to be bad at the job Be ready to unlearn then relearn Be ready to manage your anxiety

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I was in the same boat. Depends where in big 4 you come from. Eg if it is a strategy team, it is very similar except the work is higher impact, colleagues are smarter and the standards are slightly higher.

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