What kind of jobs can you get with an MBA?

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One Federal Solution asked on Sep 11, 2018
One Federal Solution (OFS) is a Small Business Administration Certified 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business.

In order to employed by the big consultant firm, is pre-MBA experience important?

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Anonymous replied on Sep 11, 2018

Hi there,

Of course, Pre-MBA work experience is important for consulting, as it needs to demonstrate certain skills/qualities that MBB are looking for – for example, leadership, entrepreneurial drive, analytical/problem solving skills.

However, in the vast majority of cases, if your work experiences were good enough to get you into a good MBA (where MBB would likely recruit), then it would also be good enough to be considered for MBB.

What really matters is how you build your story – what you did before, how it has helped you develop/what you have learned, and why you are now sure that consulting is the right career step for you.

Hope that helps!

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Egor
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replied on Sep 11, 2018
Collected McKinsey & BCG offers/ Ex-McKinsey consultant/Harvard/WBS/MSU

Hi OFS,

The fact you have MBA is your passport to enter MBB-you easily pass screening. Afterwards, everything depends on you. You should show:

  1. Deep problem-solving
  2. Effective and mature communication

And you would get the Associate position in any MBB.

I am sure, you will hit it.

All the best,

Egor

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Gaurav
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replied on Nov 20, 2020
Ex-Mckinsey|Certified Career Coach |Placed 500+ candidates at MBB & other consultancies

It's not mandatory, but it gives you a green light and increase your chances in screening phase. But at interview you still need to show up and crack it

What MBA program are you talking about?

GB

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Clara
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replied on Nov 20, 2020
McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut

Hello!

It´s not a must for sure, but if you see the employment report from MBAs, it almost guarantees success

Cheers,

Clara

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Vlad
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replied on Sep 11, 2018
McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School

Hi,

It depends on the following factors:

Best!

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