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Scored 328 in Gre, 168 in quant . Confused b/w MS is Data Science or an MBA from top schools I tend to fall in love with work that I do, so no soft corner for tech or business, hence the confusion. Currently have 5YOE in life sciences consulting

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MBA all the way. You can still choose a DS emphasis in the MBA, but you’ll have a much wider variety of career options. And definitely more $$$.

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Thanks VP, it helps 🙂

Why not both? Like MITs LGO or H/S MS+MBA.

This is insightful will go through the details. Thank you 😊

Dual degree if you can. If not, mba for sure

MBA with concentration in analytics or comp sci might be the best option, assuming a dual degree costs more. Business schools tend to let you take classes across the university, so you get access to the same courses. It seems harder for an MS student to access MBA courses. Almost all the top business schools have an analytics concentration or dual degree program, just be sure to compare how they work so you know where to focus your attention.

Look into MIT master of business analytics. It gives u access to some MBA network and also has some hardcore analytical courses built into the curriculum. One year (about 3 week of break in total), half the cost of MBA but probably will have the same potential as MBA.

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