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Has an ALM in Management at Harvard Extension School led you to a career at any high power corporations such as Goldman Sachs?

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It certainly helps, but it's not the only thing they're looking for.

It's not a guarantee by any means, but it definitely looks good on a resume.

Extension school degrees are like U of Phoenix degrees for those in the know

@McKinsey&Co can you be more specific? From what I know about U of Phoenix, those degrees are solely online. Harvard Extension School Master degrees have to be completed on campus with some courses having the option of an online format. Not to mention you have to be admitted to the ALM program.

Of course Harvard won’t call their extension school a joke. That’d be shooting themselves in the foot….

I am not sure what you are trying to say - but you are not understanding my point. Extension School students are usually two types: 1) Working professionals doing it part time for other opportunities, usually ALMs 2) Full time (typically younger) doing it as part of their UG (ALBs)

To say either of these tracks are the same, career wise as Harvard College (or HMS, HBS or HKS) is insane.

Please check, but none of the IB BB or MBB recruitment stats, none recruit at the Extension School. And why do you think it’s ALB and ALM rather than AB or AM, it’s to differential against the core (more prestigious counterparts)

Yes, with your ALB or ALM, you can probably get a regular company, but to compare this to any Ivy League degree is a joke and shows how little you know about the real world.

So here are the job titles of recent graduates from the ALM in Management.

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OK, I give up. Please enjoy your ALM degree. I hope you also get membership to your local Harvard club and hob nob with them proudly. Have a good day!

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