This is a follow-up to our recent post describing the realities for those coming into the MBA application process from a no-name firm, and what the situation really looks like for candidates without brand-name company experience.
Today is for those candidates who do have that experience, working for a Deloitte or a Merrill Lynch or another firm that everyone knows.
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That does not mean this is a bad thing — not at all. You likely will gain from the halo effect of simply having brand-name firms on your resume. It does mean that there is more to be done in thinking through how you’ve brought value — and, sitting here at this point on the calendar, when the admissions cycle is yet to get underway, there’s particular opportunity to be looking for how to show distinction based on what you do on the daily.
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