A little direction in selecting major please?
Ok, so it is pretty much a dream of mine to serve in the United States government whether it be in congress, or abroad. But it also a dream of mine to work ina large recording studio such as Universal Music Group, and Sony BMG. Knowing that, do you think it would be a good idea for me to attend the Edmund A Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and pursue an MBA in international business? My future is very important to me; not just my love for my job, but equally as important my future salary. So would you think that completeing degrees in these fields would land me a substantial (6 figure) salary? Also, if you have any idea where I may be able to recieve some serious counseling about my future and making the right decisions, please share.
Asked By: John Doe - 9/18/2007
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I'm thinking an MBA is not what you need for government work - what you're going to want is an MPA or an MA/MS in some high need area. You'll need to narrow down exactly what you want to do in the foreign service arena before you can really make the decision. If you're looking at becoming an area expert then the MBA... More
Answered By: CoachT - 9/18/2007
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believe in your self for your major , i think you will be find where the best for you from your own.
Answered By: neysyah - 9/18/2007
Yes, your plan sounds great so far and Georgetown is an excellent school. I don't know about salary though - nothing's guaranteed, but I would say that yes, with great work experience and some luck, you'll probably end up making 6 figures. But don't expect to make that salary as soon as you graduate - you need the work... More
Answered By: Purple - 9/18/2007
I would suggest following one's dream as long as it is attainable which is sounds as though your ultimate goal is. You are very intelligent to want to serve in the US government in some capacity or even abroad (though being in a foreign country seems so treacherous especially these days :) When you mention 'recording... More
Answered By: jannsody - 9/18/2007
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