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Will rerecruiting for MBB (and essentially restarting/grinding case prep and such) when I have a T2 pretty locked in just be indulging an unhealthy obsession with prestige? Struggling with whether or not it’s objectively worth it, as someone who has fallen into “prestige traps” in the past.

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Yes? Dunno, this sounds like a rhetorical question

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Absolutely worth it! Will loom over your head for the next few years if you don’t at least try

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It’s worth it, the prestige jump is that large

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Are you asking as a student going into a full time recruitment cycle? If that’s the case, go for it - no need to feel guilty in exploring more (and potentially better) options. Just don’t be too obsessed about it - a close friend of mine was happy to return to her T2 after trying for Bain/BCG and she’s doing great one year in

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An “unhealthy obsession with prestige” screams insecurity but you do you!

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Exactly! That’s what i recognize which is why I’m asking if it’s just my insecurities here or if it objectively makes sense

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