Advice Needed: Purdue vs. Illinois vs. Wake Forest


I am weighing the pros and cons of doing an MBA at one of the following schools:

Purdue (Krannert)
Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Wake Forest

I'm currently working in product development for a mid-sized appliance company. I'd like to transition into a marketing role, somewhere in the consumer products industry. These schools all have good placements in consumer products, and similar average salaries (according to Businessweek).

Should I just apply to all three and see what happens? Are there other schools that would better match my career goals?

I am weighing the pros and cons of doing an MBA at one of the following schools:

Purdue (Krannert)
Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Wake Forest

I'm currently working in product development for a mid-sized appliance company. I'd like to transition into a marketing role, somewhere in the consumer products industry. These schools all have good placements in consumer products, and similar average salaries (according to Businessweek).

Should I just apply to all three and see what happens? Are there other schools that would better match my career goals?
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Duncan

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ezra

You are on the right track, these are all strong schools for consumer goods placements. I would think about geography, research the school's locations and see what's around them in terms of firms that you may want to work for.

Also, have you considered Minnesota - Carlson? It usually has strong placements in consumer goods.

You are on the right track, these are all strong schools for consumer goods placements. I would think about geography, research the school's locations and see what's around them in terms of firms that you may want to work for.

Also, have you considered Minnesota - Carlson? It usually has strong placements in consumer goods.
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Thanks. No, I have not considered Minnesota but I will look into it.

Thanks. No, I have not considered Minnesota but I will look into it.
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