If the MBA is only for the network, but you're not worried about your network, does it matter what school you receive it from (i.e. University of Idaho).

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Why bother in that case?

"Only for the network" is a bit extreme. Surely you have other objectives for your MBA (e.g., build a particular skillset, move to a certain geography, etc.) Optimize for those objectives.

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I might already know every MBA in Idaho

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Well one of the other valuable lessons you learn in b school goes something like this - "shit, how did I even think that my network was great before I got in?". An MBA opens your mind to a lot of things you made grand assumptions on before you get in. Speaking from experience

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@a1 I was actually recently admitted to a handful of schools, but when I see the price tag $100k to $160k, when trying to start a family is just a tough pill to swallow

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