Gen Y MBAs: Saying No to the 80-Hour Workweek

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Halfway through the MBA program at University of Illinois-Chicago Liautaud Graduate School of Business, Elizabeth Barry gave birth to her daughter. Caring for her while juggling school and a freelance career wasn’t easy, but she managed to graduate in 2009 and go to work for an ad agency in Chicago.

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