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Should You Do An MBA Right After Undergrad?

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert 511 replies3154 threads CC Admissions Expert
"...So, what do undergrads need to do to be considered?

A lack of professional background can be compensated through other initiatives, like volunteering and part-time work during studies. For example, a good option to replace work experience could be volunteering during quarantine: delivering food and medicines, giving online lessons, participating in social programs with online applications.

Another good option is to participate or organize academic and social initiatives during studies. Both options will work if provided on a regular basis (one or two years of such experience will be perfect) and incredibly impressive in their outcomes and impact." ...

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  • PublisherPublisher 11896 replies161 threads Senior Member
    No. Meaningful work experience is an essential component of an MBA education.
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  • CheddarcheeseMNCheddarcheeseMN 3765 replies14 threads Senior Member
    "Another good option is to participate or organize academic and social initiatives during studies. " No, not a substitute for meaningful work experience given that the MBA may be overseeing others who have worked.
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