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What’s the incentive to stay in Big 4 Advisory post MBA when MBB offers accelerated promotions, larger comp increases YoY, etc? I understand having gratitude is good but just genuinely wondering

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There is literally 0 incentive if you have offers from both

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So I actually got an offer post MBA for one MBB and still went back to Deloitte for a few reasons: The area where I wanted to go (human Capital) The hours, I tend to average 45-50 hours a week The tuition reimbursement and sign on was higher since I was a returning alum Overall I’m not sure if I have any regrets, but I still make way more than I ever expected to

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Being shackled for 2-4 yrs to pay off tuition? or not being able to get into MBB?

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Not all guaranteed to succeed in MBB. Tougher environment, hours, competition

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Competition isn’t a thing. None of the 3 compete for promotion spots/ratings. Imo the best advantage over banking (besides hours I guess)

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No up or out. The faster promotion thing works for a smaller percentage. And pension if you do make it to partner and retire there. The chances of retiring at MBB after business school are slim. For good and bad reasons.

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