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Starting my MBA program next month. Any advice on achieving my MBA while working full time and mothering 3 kids 😬

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Congratulations I am going the same route with 2 kids as a father! I am making sure to schedule time for my kids and myself to ensure I don’t go crazy and don’t neglect my children. Schedule a couple hours a day or a chunk on the weekend if possible to knock out school work.

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It’s totally normal to feel overwhelmed with 3 kids, work, and now a MBA program. Ensure you have a good support system around you!

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