Posted by: Phil Mintz on October 10, 2008
The conventional wisdom is that a recession is a good time to get an MBA, because by the time graduation comes around, the job market will be in recovery mode. However, so many things about the current financial crisis are defying conventional wisdom that I’m not sure of anything anymore. I think the downturn is going to last a lot longer than previous recessions and I’m not sure I’d consider leaving a stable job in this environment. Here’s a different view from Elissa Sangster at the Forte Foundation.