Everyone knows that an MBA is a considerable investment of time and money—and we want to make sure you are making the best possible decision when you embark on one.
Examine Your Motivations
You need a lot of motivation to take on an Executive MBA Program. You’ll be juggling work, family life, and a rigorous course of study. What is your primary reason for doing it all? Let’s do a simple exercise. Below are four common motivations for pursuing an MBA. While all may resonate with you, pick the one that aligns the best.
- Gain deeper business knowledge.
- Strengthen your professional network.
- Develop a new skill set.
- Create career impact for yourself—advance, change, or start a business.
Now let’s compare your answer with the data (this is Booth, after all). When we surveyed recent admitted students on this question, here’s what they said: