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Any thoughts on Cornell Tech MBA? Already have CFA and it’s only 1 year and in NYC.

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Ooh Tech MBA? As in the coursework is actually tech focused? This sounds cool

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If you’re at Lazard and can get a good GMAT score then why not go for something more prestigious with better opportunities afterward?

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Yeah I probably should.

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