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Good MBA?

Post by riversandlakes » Sun, 04 Sep 2005 7:49 pm

I'm thinking of a graduate degree, but nothing quite related to what I do or have now - computer science. Just sick of these science stuff. Not where the money is anyway?

Can I do an MBA in Law or Finance? Will I be able to catch up?

Any reviews or sites anyone knows about deciding on an MBA path?
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Post by Okyakusan » Mon, 05 Sep 2005 9:08 am

Try http://mba.eiu.com/index.asp

Or look at these books:
http://www.vault.com/store/book_preview ... t_id=34265

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI ... 46-5738853

Or just do a Google search for "which MBA" and see what else you get.

Personally, I think you should do things the other way around. You should start with the job you want to do, and then figure out which qualifications you need to do it.

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Post by cyber_m0nkey » Mon, 05 Sep 2005 2:29 pm

I agree with Okyakson. An MBA without relavent experience is pretty meaningless. And there are so many MBA's out ther now that it doesn't wuite give you the standing it used to. Whichever way you go you will need to start close to the bottom in a new industry.

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Post by hamtaro » Mon, 05 Sep 2005 7:15 pm

riversandlakes wrote:I'm thinking of a graduate degree, but nothing quite related to what I do or have now - computer science. Just sick of these science stuff. Not where the money is anyway?

Can I do an MBA in Law or Finance? Will I be able to catch up?

Any reviews or sites anyone knows about deciding on an MBA path?
If you're thinking of stepping into a new field,secure the job first and consider the MBA later.You need sum working experience and it helps.

If you're just bored with your current employment position but don't/can't really let go of it..read up on the subjects you fancy,outside your educational background.

If you think MBA= Land of the Riches...I think you're alarm clock has gone off and you need to wake up.

..there're no bad MBAs.

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Post by riversandlakes » Thu, 22 Sep 2005 4:46 am

Thank you, Okyakusan. Yours seem the only useful input here ;)

i appreciate the feedback, but how many can/afford to get in harvard/stanford/insead/oxford/cambridge, brother ;)

so does this mean NO one should do an MBA unless they successfully applied to the renowned institutions above? :o

No, I am not that kid who thought the streets of London are paved with gold, hence all he needs to do is to walk over, pick up some pieces and never get hungry again. So, I know MBA != Land of the Riches.

And I also know paper without experience is meaningless, and may I also remind you that experience without paper can ONLY get you so far?

I've been working for 7 years now; I think before I start hitting the glass ceiling I'd better secure a Masters. That's how the ladder goes, doesn't it? However, it got me to thinking, why not make it worthwhile or more than worth a while? I can easily do an MSc in IT for MYR 15,000 and finish it up in 18 months, but I wonder if it's helpful for my prospect. YET another xSc? :roll:
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Post by citizen deek » Tue, 27 Sep 2005 6:01 am

Please enlighten me as to what an "MBA in Law" is supposed to be???

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Post by citizen deek » Tue, 27 Sep 2005 6:10 am

check this out bro. to many people in the US, USNEWS provide the definitive rankings for college and grad school.

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/grad/r ... _brief.php

hope this helps.

I hope I'm not being too biased here when I say that every single one of the Top 50 American graduate B-Schools will put most of the UK and Australian B-Schools in the shade?

But that's the general consensus in the world today. (unless you're Brit or Aussie, of course) The rest of the world is queuing up for entry into an American B-School.

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Post by Harsha » Tue, 27 Sep 2005 6:17 pm

No, I am not that kid who thought the streets of London are paved with gold, hence all he needs to do is to walk over, pick up some pieces and never get hungry again. So, I know MBA != Land of the Riches.
Don't be pessimistic, hit the helm. After having worked 7 years, why again settle for something that pay peanuts. Make it to the top and prove that you can do it!

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