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I am really down today. I am 30 and MBA less.

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Who the fuck cares about MBA's? Is this what we've come to? Thinking MBA's determines your success in life. Geez

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Wanna feel better? I am 30 and have an MBA. Only make 100k. Would trade my letters for the salary of 98% of 30 year olds in our industry.

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Started my MBA after I turned 30

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Why should that habe you down? plenty of MBA less 30+ people in the world are successful

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Zuckerberg is 33 and mba-less. Trite condolences aside, while I don't regret my MBA at all, the financial burden of it set me back seriously. I came from a very nontrad background that would not have allowed me to switch careers - if I could have done it any other way, I would have eschewed my MBA. You can make friends and have fun and change your life in other ways. Even a 3 month sabbatical traveling the world will give you the reset you're looking for, and you won't be $150k in the hole.

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It may also have something to do with the fact that I am single.

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If it's something you want, it's never too late. If it's something you think you need, think again, you can probably achieve all you need to without it. I had a bad day too, hope you get some good sleep and that tomorrow will be better 💕

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Thanks A1.

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I'm late 30s, no MBA, divorced. Feel better?

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You're never too old for the dating scene ATK1. Spoken like a true beta

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Uh

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Are you in federal? You are underpaid.

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No MBA make over $400k a year, do you think you can do better with an MBA? If you suck at what you do the MBA doesn't matter.

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You don't want to be in ur 30s before you have gotten your divorce either. At certain age you become too old for the dating scene and better off staying and progressing in your current marriage

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Atk the grim reaper

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Just so you know both partners in my practice in my office are under 40 and MBA less.

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It's possible to start after 30, but top schools won't want you any more unless you can prove that you accomplished whole lot more than your 26 yr old peer applicants

What is it you really want about an MBA?

I want to have fun. I've had a rough couple of years.

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