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Thoughts on GA Tech or Emory MBA? I am in Atlanta and would like to stay here for my MBA, but do not want to waste time/money if it’s brand is not valued by top firms.

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Both solid mid-high tier MBAs that are valued by top firms (more so if you plan on staying in ATL). Usually there are more limited spots for the top firms so you’ll be competing for 1-3 spots rather than 5-10 at higher ranked schools and most likely for the southeast offices if that is your end goal

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^ this is the correct answer

Emory is great for consulting.

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In the same situation as you OP. Love Atlanta, my family is here, my SO is here and we own a house here, and my SO’s family is here. Really tough to pull out of Atlanta with all of those factors, but a T10 school has so much better of a brand it has me trying to figure out if leaving for 2 years makes sense for the better brand / career ops.

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@D1 Honestly t10 to me is just M7 + 3 best options personally from top 15. Splitting hairs on the quality of school from 8-15

Yeah thank you. It’s not like I need to work for MBB (but would be awesome), but i have colleagues with MBAs at the same level and salary as me. I wanna get something out of it (aside from a good education of course).

I said t10/15 before - and yes, you are absolutely right. Darden, fuqua, Ross are all very much target schools that we invest in heavily

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