MBA for sticking in finance?

Hi all. As the title suggests, my question pertains to getting an MBA even if you are sure you'd like to stick in finance (PE/HF/VC). I'm a senior currently and not 100% sure about my future, but let's say I could see myself in finance for the long run, would I need an MBA? I 

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Apr 7, 2021 - 5:49pm

If you do leave, would it be part-time, EMBA, or full-time? Would the firm take you back? Would you be on your own and get a new job? What is the ultimate opportunity cost here? It all depends. If you are on a stable track and not at risk or anything... I would potentially not do it. If you are young enough to really benefit from it and if you want to land a different/better job within the industry... why not?

Some companies, I was told, even make you get further education for reasons that are not entirely clear to me. Could be a certain promotion, career track or "rubber stamping" it.

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