Would you say that you were well-informed about the "tiers" of consulting firms when you applied and accepted your offers?
And do you have any regrets if you don't feel you were well informed?

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Graduated from an IT program. I didn't know who Accenture or MBB was. I saw a long line and a Tech poster for ACN at the career fair, decided to give them a shot.

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Randomly applied to an EY interview through my colleges career portal. Walked in to the interview not knowing who they were, what the company did, or even what I wanted to do within it. Walked out with a job and my interviewer telling me to make sure to look up a little more... the only thing I regret is not doing more research before I started

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Knew exactly where Deloitte stacked up when taking the offer. A recruiter reached out and suggested me for Deloitte. Primarily tech consulting and so MBB is not really where that’s at. From how things look D was the best place to go outside of a tech firm, but I do miss the tech firm lifestyle

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Personally: I knew MBB existed, but had no notion on differences in pay, prestige, or exit opportunities. All I knew was that Deloitte was one of the biggest firms for government consulting, esp. in the AI/ML space, and they recruited at my school so I applied to D first, and nowhere else.

Ended up being lucky and placed in a good project, which isn't strategy. So I do regret not knowing about MBB, but don't have serious regrets on where I ended up.

Where does A&M CPI (not restructuring) fall within the list?

Can we just do great work we love at a firm that is a good fit, and leave all the prestige tiering aside?

Can’t hear you from the bottom

Knew all the details but only got offer from D and ZS, so here I am🤷

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