Considering the JD-MBA? Inside information, advice and perspective from a current student

“Is it worth it?” I had maybe asked myself that question at least half a dozen times while contemplating the potential $60K/year decision in adding an M.B.A. to my J.D. Not too long ago, shortly after accepting my offer to attend Columbia Law, I found out about Columbia’s J.D.-M.B.A. program. Most critically, I was intrigued by the program length: three years—two degrees. From a business perspective, this was pure marketing genius; the ability to quickly obtain two advanced level degrees from two top ten national programs was, in and of itself, attractive. And yet it is completely the wrong...

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