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If you love your current job, does it make sense to get an MBA? I love what I do, but I feel like a lack of an MBA might limit my growth opportunities in the future. I'm not in consulting btw.

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It depends. Hope that helps.

There's your consulting 101

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I love what I do but I've decided to leave and get my MBA this fall to further my growth opportunities and try something new. I've only ever worked for EY and want to explore what else is out there

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Get an exec mba. That way you can continue on your career path

And i have never heard anyone say an mba limits their career choices skill wise.

Now if you are talking about debt load....yeah that 1k monthly loan payment sucks

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Think you need to provide more context. D1 is in target in spite of the snark. Depends on the industry, what growth you're looking for, your current trajectory, etc.

Part time mba sounds perfect for you

No it doesn't make sense unless you can identify concrete ways an MBA will help you rise within your current career path.

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