Got FT offers from
*I'm from NY and would rather be in NY to be with friends and, uh, be in NY.
*I want to do organizational leadership, and heard Monitor does this more than Bain.
*More interested in industries covered by Monitor NY than Bain Houston (oil).
*I speak Arabic, and heard Monitor is sending a lot of people to Middle East from NY. Didn't get a good answer from Bain about working in the MIddle East.
*Know more people at Bain than Monitor, but both seem like good fit.
So, in the end, there are a few reasons why I like Monitor, but I also have to consider brand. How important is that? I'd like to move to industry after a 3-5 yrs in consulting.