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Please evaluate my profile for MBA vs. EMBA

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Please evaluate my profile for MBA vs. EMBA [#permalink] New post 23 Aug 2011, 05:01
Hello - I would appreciate if you could evaluate my profile and let me know what is the best option (MBA vs. EMBA) for me to meet my career goal.

Background:

1> 33/M from India. After completing my Masters I have been working in US

2> GMAT: I haven't GMAT yet, but I am confident I can get 700+ in GMAT

3> 9+ years of experience in IT (esp. managing Oracle ERP implementation). 5 years with GE as Finance Systems Leader. One year with Accenture as Manager - Oracle ERP. Currently, I am working as Principal (Oracle Functional) in Computer Sciences Corporation. Excellent managerial experience.

4> Masters in Computer Engineering from Florida International University with GPA 3.46

5> Led many volunteering events

Target Schools: Columbia, Wharton, Kellogg's, Booth

Post-MBA Career Goal: Career switch to purely Strategy Consulting. If I do MBA, the biggest challenge I see in my profile is my age and years of experience. However, if I do EMBA, can I switch careers?

Appreciate if you could evaluate my profile for MBA vs EMBA?

Thanks!
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Re: Please evaluate my profile for MBA vs. EMBA [#permalink] New post 08 Sep 2011, 12:25
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You can indeed switch careers with EMBA, in fact, many programs are letting EMBA students have the same access to the career recruiting that the FT students do. This is a good question for you to ask ahead of time. Your experience is likely ok, with most EMBA programs looking for about 10 years. Good that you have MGT experience. I have a lot of experience helping executives apply to EMBA programs, so let me know if you'd like help preparing your applications.

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