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MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Midwest Decisions

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In this MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights MBA candidates’ choices as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we highlight an MBA candidate looking for a potential career in the manufacturing/automotive/aerospace industries, with a lot of choices on their mind.

Despite already earning enrollment in Indiana/Kelley, the OP has some primary concerns—namely, their desire to work in the northeastern United States. However, the candidate notes that the University of Florida Warrington College of Business also offers some undeniable allure, potentially altering their geographic preferences. In addition, they have also applied to Illinois/Gies.

Clear Admit resident expert, Alex Brown, believes that Indiana/Kelley may have an edge when it comes to the candidate’s specific type of career aspirations. However, he also suggests researching each school’s employment reports to ensure which business school better suits their needs:

The candidate notes, however, that the Florida/Warrington employment data doesn’t reveal a lot of important details beyond salary information:

With this in mind, Brown suggests that Indiana/Kelley is likely the better option of the two, given that the candidate already knows the school’s MBA program suits their academic needs and is closer to their desired career location.

Best of luck with your applications!

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Matthew Korman
Matthew Korman is a contributing author and editor for Clear Admit. Since graduating from Rowan University with a degree in journalism and political science, Matthew has worked with numerous academic institutions, in addition to roles as a music industry writer, promoter, and data analyst. His works have appeared in publications such as NPR and Sports Illustrated.