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Is there a TC/title threshold beyond which an MBA no longer makes sense in terms of career progression assuming you want to stay in your industry? Weighing an offer in tech that’s 250-300k TC depending on bonus, but was originally going to apply to b-school next year. Wondering whether that still makes sense if I take it

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MBA is a means to an end. If you get the end, no need for the means. Especially in tech, MBA is useless/sometimes counterproductive

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Real hands on work experience > MBA. It sounds like you have a great opportunity for a high paying role that can help you grow further, I’d take that over classroom learning. You can always apply to MBA programs later on if you wanted to.

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I mean most people make like 100-200k after a top MBA so you do the math

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