Is working as a Financial Adviser relevant experience for the top MBA programs?
Considering applying for a part time MBA at one of the UC campuses, just wondering is working as a financial adviser with Prudential, selling insurance and such, relevant work experience for MBA? @Paul well the position is titled Financial Adviser but the work is mostly selling insurence, I believe it's called bait and switch
Asked By: SNL (sat night live) - 11/4/2012
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Selling insurance requires meeting customers' needs, satisfying company goals, having responsibilities, and making decisions. It is work for which you get paid. Thus it is relevant work experience, although it may not be as relevant as some other types of work. MBA programs would consider how long you have been doing... More
Answered By: Prof - 11/5/2012
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If you're just peddling dubious insurance to suckers, it's not considered relevant, honorable experience for MBA admission.
Answered By: Doc Martin - 11/4/2012
How does "selling insurance for prudential" qualify you to call yourself a "financial adviser." You're an insurance salesman, period.
Answered By: Paul - 11/4/2012
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