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Which looks better: 1) tier 1 undergrad, mediocre work experience after college 2) average undergrad, equally mediocre work experience after college Would adcoms view (1) unfavorably since they could have landed a good role after college but didnt? I know everyone has their reasons for picking certain roles, but trying to understand how adcoms will view it especially if theres no obvious explanation e.g. going to no-name IB or consulting after college, audit, etc

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I never understand these questions because it’s not like you can change your UG school now unless you’re 17

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Then try harder and get a good job instead of assuming you’re gonna get a mediocre job. And stop making decisions based solely on mba admissions.

A/B testing is flatly impossible in MBA admissions. Every variable touches multiple other variables. UG matters more when you’re young, less as you build experience. The gunners on this app will warp your perspective of “mediocre” work experience. Most people work in SMEs that no one has ever heard of.

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