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September 3, 2013
In past years, a Master of Business Administration gave professionals a "passport to success," providing the training and network to quickly grow into a business leadership role.
However, a dialogue has emerged suggesting that advanced degrees like an MBA may not enable a rewarding return on investment in terms of financial and career advancement. For example, in a recent blog post, business school dropout and current CEO of social media firm HootSuite Ryan Holmes suggests skipping the MBA may have been one of his best decisions, as the financial, social and prestige benefits afforded to graduates of top programs no longer warrants the investment.