When I first told my mom I wanted to go to grad school, she got a pained expression on her face.
“But you’re going to be in so much debt!”
What could I say? It was true. From a purely short-term perspective, getting an MBA looked really scary. I was losing two years of income while accumulating more debt than most people ever carry aside from their mortgage. There were a lot of reasons not to go back to school, and I couldn’t be sure that the benefits would outweigh the costs. Continue reading