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When to Make the Jump?An analyst for 1.5 years at MBB, but being reach out by some pretty nice corp dev/strategy roles. Would it make sense for me to get promoted first and then jump to corp dev or should I just leave now to get more experience in corporate before ultimately jumping to a top MBA? I'm pretty indifferent... 3 months 1 week
Learning Another Language with Long Work HoursIn college, I took a few Spanish courses along volunteering in South America. Took a break from learning Spanish last year due to the demands of working in consulting. Now that I have a bit more time, wanted to hear your experiences in regards to getting better in a language while working? Do... 1 year 4 months
When to Sell a CarBought a new car in 2011 after going through two disastrous used cars. Wanted to hear when would be the best time to sell the car for the most bang for the buck. I know I should've bought used but didn't want to go through the mechanical troubles again. Thanks! 1 year 5 months
Big Data and Analytics vs StrategyI've been on projects on both spectrums and fortunate enough to see various industries. All in all, I thoroughly enjoy both but would need to specialize soon. Which one out of the two would you recommend as they are equal interest to me? I am eventually going to get a MBA and hope to have my own... 1 year 6 months
Fitting in and PoliticsFor analysts and associates, where do you draw the line in what to say vs what not to say when your MD/VPs always crack jokes at each other when shooting the shit? 1 year 6 months
Business EtiquetteNot sure if there has already been a post about this, but wanted to start one so members can learn more about business etiquette. One question I had was what to do when I had to blow my nose, seems like the consensus is to excuse myself and do it in the restroom. Random but what if someone... 1 year 6 months
Customer AnalyticsHad a discussion with a friend who works at Nielsen currently and he thinks that Nielsen runs this space. Any thoughts on the top companies if you're interested in Customer Analytics? I would imagine the likes of IBM and Accenture to be pretty strong due to their technology and big data focus... 1 year 7 months
Professional shoesEven though I make decent money I am still frugal. Was wondering which cognac shoe is more suitable for the workplace. Personally, feeling the wingtips more. http://www.rockport.com/oak-room-stitched-wingtip/orstitchedwingtip.html?dwvar_orstitchedwingtip_color=orstitchedwingtip_black... 1 year 8 months
Best Home OfficeWas wondering what is everyone's take on the best home office for consulting. 2 years 8 months
Macy's Suit SaleHi, Just saw this and wanted to share: http://dealnews.com/Macys-Suits-Sale-Up-to-40-off-25-off-100-free-shipping-w-99/603026.html Enjoy 2 years 11 months

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Thanks. I've been reached out by several...Thanks. I've been reached out by several companies and i'll be getting a promotion to a sr analyst role if I make the jump now. I believe I'll essentially get the same role even if I make the jump after just getting promoted to associate. 3 months 1 week
I would actually start networking with Wharton...I would actually start networking with Wharton alumni and ask for their advice. If anything, maybe a few folks will like you enough to get you a job pre or post MBA. 1 year 4 months
I do not have personal experience, but have...I do not have personal experience, but have talked to folks who work in Big 4, F500 finance and non MBB consulting who have networked into PE. The majority of them are in operating roles though but a few have gotten into investing roles for mid market firms. On the other spectrum, I know folks... 1 year 4 months
Have you tried networking into PE shops? Even...Have you tried networking into PE shops? Even with a MBA a job in finance is not guaranteed especially in PE but it sounds like you know this. 1 year 4 months
Which rack is this? Need to head over there ASAP...Which rack is this? Need to head over there ASAP haha 1 year 4 months
Thanks for the advice. DuoLingo is surprisingly...Thanks for the advice. DuoLingo is surprisingly good for being free.Do you guys self-study or take a class in your spare time? 1 year 4 months
Congrats on your offer btw. Must have been a...Congrats on your offer btw. Must have been a struggle coming from a non-target. I think you'll get a much better picture after your first year in banking. It might change your perspective entirely. Happy Friday and best of luck! 1 year 5 months
This rarely happens because Mgmt consulting firms...This rarely happens because Mgmt consulting firms would not know what level to bring you in as. If you are willing to go back to the analyst level, I would imagine it be more doable. Why would you lateral to Big 4 consulting? I'd say Top 20 MBA is very doable w/ MM IBD, a decent GMAT/GPA. Your... 1 year 5 months
Thank you for the quick reply. Which functions at...Thank you for the quick reply. Which functions at your previous start up prepared you the best for VC? 1 year 5 months
What would be the best engagements/roles for...What would be the best engagements/roles for someone in MBB if they plan on transitioning to VC? Would it be pure strategy, analytics or something more operational? Thanks! 1 year 5 months