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Positioning and the goals essay

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Positioning and the goals essay

Post Tue Jul 08, 2008 12:07 pm
In the context of a goals essay or personal statement, would I be putting myself at a disadvantage if I revealed that I do not wish to gain employment after business school in a typical high-salary industry that requires excessive time commitments such as consulting or investment banking? I value a reasonable work-life balance and do not see my career as the number one focus of my life. Is this something that could be used advantageously to highlight a niche candidate, or will I be viewed as a candidate who can't handle the rigorous workload of business school?

Thank you for your advice.

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RP -
Thanks for your post.

Many MBAs are interested in non-traditional (high salary) careers post-MBA.

Focus on your career goals and how they match your interests/passions and experience... rather than discussing your interests in work/life balance.

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