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The Real Cost of Going Back For Your MBA

The Real Cost of Going Back For Your MBA

For most young professionals considering an MBA, the decision to go back is an easy one.  Whether you are stalling out in your current career or are progressing so rapidly, you can hardly be stopped, the appeal of a prestigious MBA degree can be almost too alluring to resist in order to boost the earnings trajectory of your financial future.  But at what cost?

Applying Round 1 vs. Round 2 — The Epic Battle of Choices.

Applying Round 1 vs. Round 2 — The Epic Battle of Choices.

There is little more debated in the b-school application world than whether it’s better to apply in round one or round two. Most can agree that the third round is the most challenging, but late night discussions have endured and fights started over the topic of whether to submit for the first or second deadline. 

MBA Applicants: Which Round to Apply

MBA Applicants: Which Round to Apply

As we move through the winter months and host calls with b-school candidates for the upcoming cycle, it's interesting to note that some admissions questions come up a lot more this time of year than they do later.  We are going to try to use that as a cue to address these types of issues and concerns here on the blog - and we are starting with a very common question this far out from the process, which is "what round should I apply in?" 

THE ANSWER TO THIS QUESTION DEPENDS LARGELY ON THREE FACTORS.

What is Going on at NYU Stern? ... and Lessons Learned

What is Going on at NYU Stern? ... and Lessons Learned

If you are a Round 2 applicant to NYU Stern's MBA program, then this post won't catch you by surprise, but there seems to be something very odd going on in the NYU admissions office this year.