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Worth it to take a pay cut to leave T2 (2.5 YOE) for a high growth, tech unicorn? Product strategy role. Thinking it will be a better story for MBA with aim to land a product/ S&O role at FAANG post-MBA. Expected 20% total compensation cut

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Yes.

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Which unicorn? Are you already an associate at ATK? Shouldn’t have to take a paycut

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Make the choice that's right for your career. The MBA should be an ancillary part of it; in most cases, the right choice from an admissions perspective is whatever would have been the best next step anyways.

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Thank you, this is really the right way to think about it

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If it’s more aligned to what you want to do, then yes. The longer you stay in consulting, the stronger the golden handcuffs become!

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