The Mba Decision

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The MBA Decision Getting an MBA is one of these decisions that people at one point thought of as a level of education only few are able to attain. In time that perspective has changed and in recent calculations the number of MBA graduates has increased by 250% (Articlesbase, 2006). In the closing case, we address the questions below to help Ben with his MBA decision. Question 1 How does Ben’s age affect his decision to get an MBA? Time plays a huge factor in Ben’s decision to get his MBA and to be able to make $100,000 a year along with the bonus he will need to start on his MBA as soon he can. We all know that in most cases corporations cannot discriminate against potential candidate’s age, they however, prefers to hire younger…show more content…
Although we identified Wilton as the best recommended option from a strictly financial standpoint, Ben’s own decision to choose was not taken into consideration, as his personal rewards may be coming from a different institution with certain affiliation, or a fraternity. “The general purpose of fraternities and sororities is to provide social support for their members, including both national and international students. Other types of fraternities emphasize service to the community, professional advancement, or scholastic achievement” (Top Universities, 2010) Question 4 In choosing between the two schools, Ben believes that the appropriate analysis is to calculate the future value of each option. How would you evaluate this statement? This is not an easy task, although would be beneficial. Without factoring his expected salary and taking into consideration how it will all be invested including the rates and other factors which would be based exclusively on predicted market and other economical outcomes, which would be hypothetical; the whole calculation would not yield any assistant in making his decision, as the information would not be considered reliable. His best option is to base his decision on analysis that is based on current and reliable information. Ben can also learn that “Employers and graduate schools are looking for outstanding skills and experience, not college pedigree” (O’Connell, 2007). Question 5 What initial salary would Ben
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