Why do you want to do an MBA? Business schools are not looking for a cookie-cutter answer; they want you to be discerning, says Sharon Irwin-Foulon, Executive Director of Career Management and Corporate Recruiting at Ivey.
In her first blog in a series for The Huffington Post, Irwin-Foulon shared her top three components to answering the question: Why do you want an MBA?
- Build on where you have been;
- Know who has come before you; and
- Explain where you want to go.
“The best schools want to help you to make the best decision, even if you don't choose them,” said Irwin-Foulon. “Credential collecting is an immature approach to this important decision.”