Skip the recession, get an MBA? by Gabrielle Solomon @FortuneMagazine February 19, 2009, 5:01 PM EST E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons It happens every time the economy hits the skids: Huge numbers of MBA wannabes line up to go back to the classroom. Are you considering going back to school, either to switch careers or ride out the recession? If you’re an MBA student or graduate, what do you think was most helpful in getting you admitted? Did going to B-school pay off for you?