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Why do MBB employees get such a bad rap for being douche bags?

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As a non-S&O person at Deloitte, I can comfortably say that MBB does not have a monopoly on douches behavior.

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They don't

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I like the recent comment from a McKinsey guy " well we know he didn't go to Harvard, because he worked a Deloitte"

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I think it's more a McKinsey thing than MBB tho. Bain and Bcg filter out assholes.

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I know a healthy amount of dbags at all firms. Nothing especially douchy about any particular firm...

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Isn't this post by definition "being a douche bag" and judging?

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Every classmate I know who went to McKinsey are people I hated/strongly disliked in school. Not true for Bain and BCG though. Just my perception.

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I think there's a loud minority of people at MBB who are heavily dependent on external validation and who try to make themselves feel better than others to hide their insecurities

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Always flying first class goes to our heads. /s

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There are douche bags everywhere, and perhaps we get a marginally higher proportion. But also were a generally quiet bunch, the douches will self select themselves by making douchey remarks and reminding everyone loudly that they work for ua

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D3 who's comment are you referring too? These are all opinion they aren't backed by data they are back by perception. I personally haven't had an issue yet during a group conversation before I posted EVERYONE said they are douche bags, group of 7 people.

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Envy

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This is some fun D on D action. 🍿🍿🍿🍿

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I don't know why you are talking about this. Your argument is logically flawed. Analyze everyone working for three firms to arrive at a single conclusion?

Gosh, either you crunched lot of numbers or you spent two seconds thinking.

D4 so true- but his honest curiosity

This was honest curiosity

I agree it was douchey

BCG1 - funny

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M2 honest statement - I like it. I can tell you I work in Deloitte's Strat practice- full of D-bags

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