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any age limit for MBA Post Fri Feb 22, 2008 3:49 am
I am 38 years old, and planning to do MBA, according to me no time boundary is there for studies, please reply.

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Post Fri Feb 22, 2008 10:02 am
Hi, I am 39 and will start a MBA program in the fall of this year.

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Post Sat Feb 23, 2008 2:08 pm
No official age limits, no. It is more unusual to go in your late 30s or older, but people definitely do it! As you start to get to late 30s+ more people join executive MBA programs instead of regular MBA programs - do some research and see what might be right for you.

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Post Sun Feb 24, 2008 9:45 pm
no age for study, what are you waiting for just go for it.

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Post Thu Mar 20, 2008 4:23 am
No not at all .

Post Fri Apr 18, 2008 6:36 pm
If I were you, I will applyto EMBA program as Stacey suggests

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Post Thu May 08, 2008 8:14 pm
I'm a student in Babson's Fast Track Program, which is like an eMBA. The average person in my cohort is in his early 30s; I'm the second youngest at 27. Two of the people I appreciate the most in my cohort, Elaine and Ron, are in their fifties. Elaine has spent her whole career in the tech industry, and has so much insight to add to our case studies because she was there. Ron is a professor of dentistry, and is using the MBA to improving healthcare education.

Based on their level of enthusiasm and participation, I imagine those two are also getting a lot out of the program. With the majority of the learning coming from the experiences of other members of the cohort, I would highly encourage you to apply to an eMBA program.

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Post Sat Mar 27, 2010 2:02 pm
I am a 30+ year applicant. I was told you must have a very strong application to enroll at certain schools not as much at others (in Europe for instance age is less important). So no clear cut answer but it is definitely worth the try.

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Post Sun Feb 13, 2011 9:12 pm
The best one to go for if you are 30+ is, go for Executive MBA or correspondence MBA

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Post Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:29 am
You can apply for MBA in any age..

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Post Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:48 pm
There is no age limit in India in doing MBA you can start now or after a year and all the best for your future.

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Post Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:10 am
Yes , there is no age limit, but I am not sure about high demanded universities.

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Post Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:50 am
Yes, you are never late to learn. The spirit of learning lifts the bounds of age.

However, some formulas of learning have an official code attached. So is the case with MBA studies.

At 38 years of age, an Executive MBA will be the best, if you are primarily looking at growing your profile. An EMBA is designed for the senior-level professionals. This is usually the age.

However, if you are looking for a change of stream a fast track (10-12 months) full-time MBA will be a better bet. Unless the adcoms finds you helplessly compelling, you may find some rigidity for age in the US schools. Europe is more lenient on the age front.

Therefore, you have rightly put that there is no boundary for studies. Its just about the right selection. Depending upon your aptitude, your career plans, the time in hand, your financial discretion, choose the program that is the best fit. Just make sure, it’s a reputed course.

Read more about : Which MBA is the best choice for well experienced professionals?

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