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Whats the best alternative to a top MBA school (lets say T20)? So you try you apply and don’t get in. But you still want a masters. Do you try for a T40 or T50 MBA? Or you pick a specialized masters degree (i.e. finance, economics, etc.)?

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I work in a small/mid size firm, but rarely does anyone ask me about where I got my Masters degree. If Top 20 school will get you what you want, try to figure out what you would need in order to be accepted and then re-apply after you have that. If you can get the job or whatever it is you want and not have to go to a Top 20 school, pick a different school to apply to.

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