Am I Too Old For An MBA Degree?

Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid at Tuck School of Business, answers your Applicant Question of the Week

It's time for another BusinessBecause Applicant Question of the Week!

Every week, we give you the opportunity to ask one of our chosen admissions experts anything you want to know about getting into business school. One question each week is chosen for our expert to answer.

This week, the question comes from African telecommunications executive Bwali. He's interested in pursuing an MBA in order to transition from his technical role into a more business-orientated division but is worried that, at 40 years old, he's not the ideal candidate for an MBA degree.

Ultimately, Bwali's long-term goal is to work towards a position as a CEO of multinational telecom or technology corporation. 

His question is answered by Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid at The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University. Luke previously...

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