Both a start-up and an MBA will offer you a business education. You’ll be exposed to all facets of participating in, and in some cases running, an organization. Due to the time constraints, it’s difficult to do both at the same time.
That said, does the business knowledge you receive either from an MBA or a start-up supercede each other? Here are the essential pros and cons:
Wow, this week’s #InternPro Chat was a blur! Twitter could hardly keep up with all the discussion… and the fantastic advice from the #Internpro community.
Our topic was “The Disconnect Between College Education and Career”. And it seems a lot of people have some strong opinions on this subject…
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More and more, we hear a variation of the statement in this headline from recent graduates.
Not that higher education isn’t doing a decent job of teaching traditional subjects in their traditional way – they’re probably doing a no better or worse job than they did 20 or 30 years ago.
Which is the root-cause problem…
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Business is a passion for me. Most kids at 18 years old are just entering college, but I was busy starting my first real company.
At the time, I just couldn’t imagine taking two more years of required courses before digging into what I really loved. So I skipped college and sought out mentors to show me the way instead.
Here are three of the best pieces of advice I got along the way to help ensure I’d be a successful entrepreneur:
It’s a trend we’ve seen since the recession started: young professionals, and even established career professionals have decided to do a complete career 360.
Continuing education is the way to get the skills and experience needed to successfully make a career transition. If you’ve been toying with idea of a career change, going back to school can be a great place to start. Here are a few reasons why: