Congratulations, you have just finished your undergrad, tossed your cap, and checked a box off for completion of a major life goal. Now it’s time to head off to grad school, get your MBA and land your dream job, right? Well, that’s one option, but life doesn’t really follow a bullet point outline format. Instead, you’re living your very own ‘choose your own adventure.’ The bad news is, unlike in the paperback edition after you “die,” you can’t just flip back to the previous section and make the opposite choice to continue with the narrative. Related: Should You Go Back To School? 4 Factors To Consider College is glorified in many ways, perhaps none more so as being a place where you can find out who you are while making mistakes. This is only true to a point, though—you can also completely screw the pooch—what you do immediately after college, whether it is grad school or diving into a career, will shape the rest of your adventure.
Is an MBA worth it? You have probably heard that getting an MBA degree has some benefits. But you also know that enrolling in such a respected program often means plummeting into massive debt. As tuition fees have increased drastically since 2005, an assessment of the real value of such a fancy degree has become a must. Digging deeper into the most hyped benefits of an MBA degree...
The thought of going back to school to pursue a Master’s Degree might have crossed your mind, especially if you have been feeling a little underwhelmed with your current job. Let’s face it: more than the desire to learn and to increase our knowledge on the industry, getting an advanced degree increases your attractiveness against anyone else in your field. Delayed gratification comes to mind. Think of a Master’s Degree not as an instant pay raise, but instead as an investment for yourself. Some might argue that even a bachelor’s degree will not be necessary to acquire financial security. Hold on and get realistic. Experts have confirmed that while getting an undergraduate diploma does not equate to job security, getting another degree in grad school is worth it. Here are a few reasons why.
You're in college and decide that you want to pursue international business. There are many segments to international business, so there are several questions you need to ask yourself: (Psst! Can’t get hired? Watch this free tutorial.) What part of business are you interested in? What kind of job do you want? How much do you want to travel?