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Why an MBA Is Not Always the Right Choice

View of Princeton University's Whig Hall
View of Princeton University's Whig HallPhotograph by Oliver Morris/Getty Images

A guest post from Rose Martinelli, formerly the longtime admissions director at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, where she wrote a popular admissions blog, The Rose Report.

My last two posts focused on knowing yourself, making sense of all the pieces, and sharing what you learned with your circle of supporters. Now it’s time to focus on evaluating educational options by defining two of the most common academic pathways—subject-focused master’s degrees and MBA degree programs.