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Dean Erika James On Whether You Should Get Your MBA 9 to 5ish with theSkimm

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We heard from a lot of you that you have questions about whether to pursue your MBA or another business degree. So we asked an expert. Erika James is the dean of the Wharton School at UPenn, the oldest business school in the country. So she’s got tips on how to know if you’re ready to get that degree - and how to know if an MBA isn’t the right path for you. Plus: she tells us the do’s and dont’s of the application process. 
In this episode, Dean James shares: 

How to evaluate if you’re ready for an MBA

How to know if an MBA isn’t the degree for you 

How to make your application stand out (and what not to include) 

Whether you should get an MBA if you think you don't have “quantitative skills” 

What you learn from an MBA program 

Her perspective on how business leadership has changed 


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We heard from a lot of you that you have questions about whether to pursue your MBA or another business degree. So we asked an expert. Erika James is the dean of the Wharton School at UPenn, the oldest business school in the country. So she’s got tips on how to know if you’re ready to get that degree - and how to know if an MBA isn’t the right path for you. Plus: she tells us the do’s and dont’s of the application process. 
In this episode, Dean James shares: 

How to evaluate if you’re ready for an MBA

How to know if an MBA isn’t the degree for you 

How to make your application stand out (and what not to include) 

Whether you should get an MBA if you think you don't have “quantitative skills” 

What you learn from an MBA program 

Her perspective on how business leadership has changed 


Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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