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MBAs are not about what you learn. It's about who you meet.

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Degree is not what anyone says worth it or not, it's up to the individual to make or break it.

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I don't think it does as much. PPDs in tech usually don't have it. But if you wanna do strategy it's key

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MBA is useless. The short term earnings growth aren't worth nearly the real knowledge you could be learning those two years instead

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I kinda agree with A2. Think MBA is good if you're changing your career. Doesn't make sense if you're going back to consulting, just for more money. Who you meet can be good to but not worth the money just for that

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From everything I've learned so far in business. Who you know typically trumps what you know.

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I think there is a level of prestige that comes with top 10 MBA that matters now just now and 5 years later but way down the line

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This is not news to anyone.

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Let's not oversimplify anything and say "MBA is useless." I'm sure there are thousands of consultants who got a lot of value out of their MBA. It depends on the individual situation. It's not a guaranteed ticket for millions, but it's not a zero add situation either.

I'm just thinking in terms of personal growth. Sure you build a network of likeminded type-As, but you're also spending the better part of two years learning relatively little either educationally or professionally. There are lots of other masters degrees that can help you pivot careers, while expanding your knowledge in a particular area...far more than an MBA

The prestige helps, just like undergrad school does for a few years but it comes down to how you take advantage of the degree and the respect you get before and after. I've met some duds who have a Harvard MBA...

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Why is LBS’ gmat score so slow relative to top US MBA programs? Do they place less emphasis on GMAT and are this more lenient?

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Ladies’ need suggestion: Currently have 10 yrs in TC making 125k. Looking to do MBA and move to SC/MC. How much hike am I looking at? Also, is online MBA worth given that I want to keep working too?

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After being a Technician for 11+ years, and achieving a masters, certs SEC+ & PMP, my job has nothing to offer according my education. I’m also not getting interview traction. In order to grow from being a technician, should I just quit cold turkey? Surely I can bring value in a more impactful position, making room for other techs.

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How much does a strategy consultant make being promoted from an analyst? (No MBA)

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Any opeopenings for operations management mba with 4 years experience in a Production planning role

How do you transfer from tech consulting to strategy consulting pre-MBA? I want strategy experience prior to going into a MBA program to maximize what I get out of the MBA.

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Anybody here from cma startegy consulting. Would love to connect to learn more about the company. I like the space it’s in and looking to apply. Also appreciate if anybody is willing to provide a reference.

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Ever go through a difficult certification process and immediately after, realize you just screwed your self into being siloed into that type of work for a minimum of 1-2 years? How’d you transition?

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Was your MBA worth the time and money? Please share your experience.

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New grad advice - I’m 22 and have 27,000 CAD saved up. No student loans or any debt. I want to use the $ for my MBA 2-3 years from now. Please share investment advice? I’m based in Canada and will use the Tax Free Account / TFSA. Thank you :)

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Meeting with an M7 MBA admissions director tomorrow morning who is also an old high school friend. I was calm about it, but now I’m freaking out. What should I talk to her about?! What should I wear?!

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Commercial banking now but looking to move to IB in 6-10 years from now. CFA or MBA best way to get into bulge bracket investment banking? Both?

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Does anyone have any insight on part-time MBA vs. full-time MBA? Looking to apply to schools like Booth and Haas with 2 years work experience & 710 GMAT. Both have higher acceptance rate for part-time

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Where do ppl with S&O / BizOps profiles exit to in LA? Looking for $200k total comp 3 year out of MBA.

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RIP to the legend Larry King! 😲

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When you’re up all night preparing for an 8am meeting and finally finish in time to at least attempt to get 2 hours of sleep....you wake up to find out that the client has requested to reschedule the meeting. That’s it. I’m cancelling today, how about that.🤬😡😓

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