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My 2021 Goal: Exit to a Ph.D program in an org development related program. What advice do you have to increase the likelihood next week. I’m submitting apps on Monday

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This is going to be brutal, but As a PhD who is now in consulting....what the hell are you thinking?

If you want to be an academic I assume you know the pay is low, tenure is now on the chopping block and the odds are long. Mad props if this is what you want, but make sure you’re only going to a tier 1 program with a well know prof with a track record of academic placements.

If you don’t want to be an academic, you’ll learn more and faster in industry. Even in org in consulting you’ll get to see a level of detail you’d only dream about in academia and at a rate of 5-10x.

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Partner 1 - can you go back in time and tell this to 22 year old me? Such an accurate synopsis.

Granted at least in the hard sciences I didn’t run up any debt and I got to ride bikes and hike and have a lot of fun and avoid a recession but sometimes I still regret getting a PhD.

Which are your choices?
I thought the same thing but the program I was looking at would’ve taken 5 years and didn’t accept my MAIO credits since I’d already finished the degree

What’s an org development PhD?

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