How to survive the 'divorce course' EMBA

The typical executive MBA student is a midlevel or senior-level professional in their 30s or 40s who are juggling 16-plus hours of work and study, often raising a family, and fighting jet lag from frequent business travel. No wonder students refer to it half-kiddingly as the "divorce course." However, the EMBA is worth it for the career-advancing possibilities. Here's one student's account of it:

In this article on QS TopMBA:

It is a huge investment of money and time. But I have developed the skills that will help me move into a more senior position with more responsibility. The EMBA has made me a bigger contributor — I get brought into meetings with my manager now. 

— Executive MBA student Jamil Brown