There is no doubt that the decision to pursue an MBA is a big one. One that requires a clear-eyed assessment of your readiness to do so.
At Berkeley-Haas, we hear from thousands of aspiring candidates each year, and we've learned that those who are most ready for a program like the Berkeley MBA have clearly engaged in some self reflection.
They've asked themselves what they have to offer and what they hope to get out of the business school experience. They've taken steps to confirm that the credential will, indeed, get them where they want to go—not just right out of school, but in the longer term.
To help you get started, we've put together a free e-book: Five Signs You're Ready for an MBA. You'll find insights on the questions you need to ask yourself and the things you need to weigh before embarking on the application process.
We've even added some thought-starters that not only help you determine your readiness, they give you the beginnings of a business school application.
If you are considering an MBA, you're thinking some deep thoughts. About your future. About how you want to use your life. About what meaningful work means for you. It's an exciting journey, and we wish you the best.