Albers POV (Point of View)

Is Getting An MBA Worth It?

Published February 8, 2021 at 9:02 PM PST

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The hard truth is this: today's students and recent gradutes face a number of unprecedented challenges including debt, unemployment, layoffs, a poor economy, and an increasingly competitive job market. Given the uncertain economic and public health outlooks, it seems only natural that the decision to continue education would be more carefully examined than ever before. In this article, we dig in to the question: in 2021, is getting an MBA worth it?

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Graduating in a Recession and the Career Consequences

Published November 1, 2020 at 9:11 PM PST

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It's impossible to completely mitigate the effects of a recession. The "class of COVID" has been forced to change up their entire academic careers, give up traditional graduation ceremonies and celebrations, and, for those who have found work, begin professional careers during what is being argued as the most hostile job market for some since the Great Depression. In this post, Albers' Jeff Millard explores the short- and long-term consequences of graduating during a recession, and the steps you can take to minimize the impact it has on your future.

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