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Subject:  Re: On our way Date:  12/14/2006  2:23 PM
Author:  sailrmac Number:  3932 of 5056

I know I would like to get the degree, I just need the guts to leave my comfy day job and go to school full-time.

Here's how I did it:

1.) Start part-time doing one or at most two classes a semester at night.

2.) Realize, yes I really do want to do this.

3.) Realize life really sucks working and getting your MBA at the same time. You don't have the time to do justice to work, family or the MBA, all are left wanting, as are you.

4.) Talk to wife, eliminate all non-essential expenses, open HELOC and withdraw as needed to fund full time MBA and generally prepare the way.

5.) Take boss to lunch and tell him you really wouldn't mind being laid-off the next time there is a need (before spring semester starts would be ideal).

6.) Use severance and unemployment insurance to help pay survive during MBA.

Darren


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