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Is the combined JD/MBA degree a good idea?

I came across the above article on the question of the combined Law MBA degree. Is this a good idea? Mitt Romney was one of the first to combine law and MBA. If you didn’t know, he is a “high achieving guy”. In fact Mitt Romney combined the study of law and business at Harvard.

If it made sense for Mitt Romney, does that mean it makes sense for you? Should you do a combined JD/MBA degree? This is a question I am frequently asked by pre-law students. Clearly it doesn’t mean that you can win a presidential election. But, perhaps there are other reasons to do one.

As a general principle I think that joint degrees are a good idea. As a general principle I think that joint law degrees are a good idea. I don’t think that the joint JD/MBA is necessarily a good idea.

Here is the “comment” (with slight modifications) that I attempted to leave to this article:

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