Best Undergraduate Business School for Management Consulting?

I'm a high school junior applying to colleges soon. How does Michigan ross, Wash U olin, and UPenn Wharton compare for getting a good management consulting job and ultimately going to a top MBA program? I am planning on applying Early Action to Michigan, and Early decision at either Wharton or Wash U. I am also a legacy at wharton and wash u, but not sure if that would help.

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Mar 27, 2021 - 8:44pm

If getting into consulting is your main goal, you don't actually have to attend an undergrad business school. Wharton for sure is among the best in the country for consulting placement, but plenty of T15 undergrads place better than Ross or Olin. This is assuming that you actually have the stats and background to get into a top school, of course - many of the T15 will be more competitive to get into than Ross or Olin. 

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Mar 27, 2021 - 8:49pm

Basically, apply to every US News top 10 B school. Get your SAT/ACT as close to a perfect score as possible, and apply to all Ivies too if your scores are in that ballpark. 

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