Excuse me for all those who have read my similar posts on this in months past, but I'm still looking to get more feedback from all of you... and it's been weeks if not months since my last one.
(1) Do you think it would be beneficial for me from a professional perspective to get a JD/MBA instead of just an MBA if I want to continue working in RE/PE and maybe transfer over to awith RE debt etc. one day? Even if it's not beneficial, it wouldn't HURT my chances of landing a spot at a top REPE firm or REIB group after graduation... would it? I'd be 29 or 30 at graduation and already have 3+ years REPE experience and an ivy UG and other solid creds
(2) Do you think I would be crazy for doing a JD/MBA (4 years or maybe 3) "for fun"? I mean I would do the MBA anyways, for professional reasons, but I want to add in the JD (1 or 2 years extra) because I'm curious about the law. I want to expand my mind and point of view... and maybe gain a leg up in making investment decisions related to distressed debt and so on. Am I delusional about law school being fun/interesting? Is it slavery? Let's say I go to UPenn, Stanford, Harvard or Chicago. Is it just too rigorous to be fun? Will I hate myself after 2 years? I also like the idea of doing 3 summer associate positions (some in law, some in banking, etc) and gaining diverse experience that way... is that stupid too? Are internships bullshit even at the associate level?
NOTE: I would not be in debt after graduation... but foregoing income is certainly a drawback
Any thoughts would be much appreciated.
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