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Questions for those of you who have your MBA: 1. Was it worth it? What benefit did you get out of it? 2. Full time/ part time/ online? And what school? 3. How long did it take? 4. What is your current job? 5. How many years works experience did you have prior?

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1. Not in terms of comp, but I met my SO, so yes 2. Full-time, top school 3. Standard 2 years 4. Consultant 5. 3 years of work experience

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This is what I’m hoping for

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So I recognize I'm not the typical response. I worked in fundraising and have my undergrad in history. The MBA allowed me to get my foot in the door with EY. Working at a college, I got my MBA for free 1. Yes but... it's not from a very good MBA program and I got hired via campus recruiting and started as a Staff I 2. Part time MBA while working full time. 3. 3 years 4. Staff Consultant

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Yes. Tripled salary. Full time 20 months in person. Big 4 Consultant. 5.5

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Currently work at Big 4 as a SC and trying to evaluate if it’s still worth it since it seems most mba entries come in at the level I’m at?

1. Double my annual salary so yes 2. Full time top 10 3. 2 years 4. Consultant

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B1 that was not there originally. How dare you question my attention to detail 😂

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1) yes. Tripled my salary in 3.5 years after graduating 2) night program state school 3) 2.5 years 4) manager 5) 2

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1. Yes, Networks and connections 2. Full time 3. 1 year 4. a) helps understand economics of business better b) improves delivery c) you can later use the teachings to manage a big team or your own business

1. Yes, doubled my total compensation 2. Part time M7 3. 2 years 4. Consultant

I actually did it in 21 months. Kellogg has an accelerated program if your undergrad was in business. You have to do 15 classes instead of 20.

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1. Yes and no. It helped as much as a certification to open doors, but that’s it. MBA would’ve been far more helpful after getting some work experience first but I don’t regret my decision. 2. Full time. MBA from a ranked school straight out of undergrad. 3. One year. Overloaded on classes to make it happen.

1. Yes. Doubled my salary. Met friends for life. 2. Full time. INSEAD 3. 1 year 4. Manager 5. 3 years

1. Yes - network, connections, and significant advancement 2. Part-time working professional at a top 10 3. 18mo 4. Sr. C 5. About 6 years exp prior, mainly in industry

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