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Eight Reasons to Get an MBA Now

Eight Reasons to Get an MBA Now

Ever thought of getting an MBA? Here are eight reasons that might push you to take that step.

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5. MBA candidates gain access to limitless knowledge, business tools, and technology. MBA schools boast world-class faculty consisting of consultants, experts, and executives with real-world experience. Students also gain access to extensive business libraries (like the 550,000 items at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business Jackson Library), progressive digital centers, classroom discussions, and field-based projects.

6. Alumnae enjoy lifelong learning. An MBA education continues long after graduation. Graduates have access to alumnae networking events, research, faculty, libraries, technical support, conference invitations, online resources, and discounts to executive education sessions. Many programs publish an alumni magazine or online newsletter, like HBS’s Executive Education Update, with cutting-edge business advice.

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7. An MBA is your ticket around the globe. With today’s global economy, most schools offer exchange programs or courses at worldwide partner institutions from Singapore to France. For example, The University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business has a London campus; Kellogg has partnership schools in Hong Kong and Germany; and Columbia offers an EMBA-Global joint program with London Business School.

8. An MBA creates your legacy now. Ethics and community reinvestment have become hot topics for business schools, sparking new and progressive modules for outreach and education. For example, Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business developed the Allwin Initiative for Corporate Citizenship to proactively integrate social and environmental consciousness into their MBA curriculum. Business graduates from many schools go on to work at nonprofits and invest in community projects globally. Business degrees craft new and exciting careers for women, increase professional gender equality and create positive role models for our daughters.

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