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4.5 YOE, at 135K 28 years old. Was thinking about starting to study for my GMAT in September to take the exam in Dec/Jan. If the goal is MBB/FAANG, Am I making too much to make it worth it? Currently do Cyber Security and have an IT background

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Definitely not. Have to expand the lens that you’re looking at the value of an MBA through. Pre-MBA and Post-MBA salary are important factors, but the right MBA and post-mba job can wildly accelerate your career and income growth over the course of your life. Also have to consider the value of the network of the program you would be attending.

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Very dependent on your situation and what you want to do longer term. If there is a career pivot involved, certainly would lean MBA. If you want to stay in the same line of work, there may not be as strong of a case for an MBA, but there’s still a good case there. Hope that helps you think it through!

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