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MBA after law school? [#permalink] New post 09 Apr 2012, 22:26
Howdy,

my career goal is to run my own law practice, and I'm toying with the idea of pursuing an MBA after law school to advance that goal. I worked as the operations manager of a boutique transactional law firm for three years after college, before starting law school.

Two questions for thought: (1) Does that sound like a solid reason to pursue an MBA? I recognize that most MBA students would earn the degree to enter into the business/finance world, but it seems to me that the education would apply to running a law firm at least as much. (2) If earning an MBA is a good idea, I wonder whether I should work for a while out of law school before starting b-school, or enter b-school upon graduation. The clearer choice seems to be work first, to me. How does my work experience play into this analysis?

Any perspectives?
MBA after law school?   [#permalink] 09 Apr 2012, 22:26
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