Hello. I'm a senior at a non-target from pacific northwest area. Lucky enough to have receivedoffers. Trying to choose between them.
Beckton Dickson (BD), an F200, in Boston for 2 years.
Kellogg, an F300, in Midwest town (Milwaukee/Minneapolis) for 3 years
Here's where I want to end up: decent MBA program to end up in M&A. Both companies are fantastic and pay is similar.
I do have an interest now in healthcare (kinda short term), so I'm leaning BD. They have a much higher market value, are doing cool things with COVID, and would give me a better chance to do a CD rotation. However, I haven't seen as many FLDP graduates end up at T7 MBA programs from BD. Most former FLDP's here said MBA placement isn't pushed by management and is a tougher process.
Kellogg, on the other hand, gets multiple HBS/CBS/top school candidates every year. They have a much older program and have a great track record of MBA placement, but I can't see myself living in Minneapolis. They have very well-known household cereal/foods and strong branding/placement to MBA.
Would love to get more insight on this and the best way to decide between the two.