MBA Guru is your guide to the basics of getting an MBA education. The concept behind this site is to answer the typical questions that normal folk have when they are considering the possibility of career advancement via a masters in business administration. We start with the basics of MBAs and try to give you the information that you need to be decide whether an MBA is right for your career.
MBAs are quite literally the most popular form of master's degree in the United States. They are typically pursued as ways to climb the career latter and get higher pay; to move beyond a current position and into a leadership role. MBAs should not be pursued lightly, and you certainly shouldn't aim to get one from a bad or mediocre school, not to mention degree mills.
The good news is that there are plenty of good MBA schools, whether online or traditional. Each MBA program tends to have a different emphasis, so make sure that you find the right fit. Further, if you plan to continue working while you persue your MBA, you should make sure that hte programs you apply to offer a part-time option.
The important thing when doing research about a possible MBA is that you know your options and consider them carefully. Read independent evaluations of your school options because each school tries to convince you to go to their school, so they are biased. Also be aware of the many ways that you can get financial assistance, whether through loans or even from your company. Don't pursue an MBA on your own money!
The Guru Guide to getting an MBA is intended to give you the basic information you need to get started on your pursuit of a Masters in Business Administration. We hope that it will better enable you to make wise choices about where to go and what to focus on. We hope that you find this information useful and please check back as we add more articles.
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