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Is a MBA worth it if I don't want to go into High Finance or MBB? Currently a Senior Financial Analyst from CA making a little under $90k (not in Bay Area). Im 25, a minority, and married (if that matters). Aiming to get into a finance position at a Tech company (FAANGT or other Big Tech). Contemplating if I should just continue studying for the CPA exam or ditch it to focus on GMAT and apply to B-School. I was also considering a Masters in Business Analytics as well. Very confused

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Your current role + your future goals are actually a better case for an MBA than most I see on here.

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I was a SC making roughly 100k pre-MBA. Now interning within tech as a PM. Based on conversations, MBA PMs in the Bay Area at my company come in with $200k+ total comp

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Yes, lots of opportunities to go into tech

Get CPA first then GMAT. You can use your CPA certification to apply for gmat wavier for some schools

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