Construct and Support an Argument


Construct and Support an Argument
November 07, 2010
Samuel L. Cunningham

Construct and Support an Argument
As you grow-up you know your parents would like to see you graduate from high school and that everyone one would like to see you go to college.   Even though many people do not have the opportunity to earn their bachelor degree hopefully they at least dream of walking across the stage one day.   I like many who have earned their bachelor’s degree think to themselves should I purse my education and get my Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree?   In the following paragraphs I will construct and support an argument on my final decision to pursue an MBA, while also considering the Jungian Personality self-assessment on how other perceive me.
Early life thoughts
In November of 2009 I graduate with my Bachelor’s in Business Management, I already had a good paying job and felt great in my current position.   I was not thinking about perusing anymore degrees I felt accomplished and overall thought there was no need for more education.   I came from a family where everyone went to high school and then found decent paying jobs.   On the other hand my Mother was very luck and moved up the ranks in her job and became the Vice President of Marketing.   It was at that point that I thought do I really need to further my education in order to land a great career and have a nice salary to support my family?   While speaking to a family member prior to starting my MBA they stated “When it comes to success in business, an MBA degree is optional. But a GSD, which is only earned by Getting Stuff Done, is required.” (personal communication, October 23, 2010). It was at this point that I decided it was time for my Pro and Con list, contact an advisor, and do my own research because personal advice was not giving me any positive thoughts.
MBA vs. Bachelor
So I started to ask myself the following questions why...