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Does a high salary hurt my chances for MBA admission? Are the important metrics to these schools salary increase post-graduation, or do they care more about absolute salary amounts post graduation?

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@op they have no clue what you make when you apply

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Take a look at what they advertise. I always see post grad salaries not increases.

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Guessing it's fine, but not sure and I'm curious. Currently at 4.5 years, recently promoted to manager and total comp in the 170s. Math background.

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No point in full time MBA for you

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There would be if I wanted to switch careers.

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I went into a top MBA program with $120K base. Never came up and I was accepted to more than one school

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Many successful kids apply. You're not the only one earning this amount. Consider the bankers and hedge funders. If you're actually qualified this data point is inconsequential

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I've seen ROI as well which I imagine takes into consideration some "starting point" salary and looks at increase over than amount vs cost of college including foregone salary.

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Oh come on. Nobody cares about your "big" salary. Fake question.

Thanks bcg1. I'm probably over thinking it, but never seen this question addressed before. Did they ask your compensation on application?

They do ask, but I don’t think it matters

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