Education has always been very important to my family, and I believe it was the best ROI you can get. Thus, an MBA was already on the table for me while at Purdue. Applying while I was still in my undergraduate studies had two unique advantages: 1) I was already in the academic mindset to be competitive with the GMAT and my application, and 2) it provided clarity on my career planning for the next 4-5 years. [...]