There is a significant body of research into the role of happiness not only in making our lives better, but in making us more successful.
The stress of an MBA or master’s coursework load can be intense. And this stress can be compounded by the pressure of taking on student debt, the pressure associated with finding a job, and in some cases the move to a new country.
Where you study can influence your overall mental health during the rigors of an MBA or master’s degree, and your ability to get the most out of the experience. While overall happiness by country is not the only factor you should look at when choosing where to study, its useful to be aware of how citizens experience life in different countries.
Enter: The UN’s World Happiness Report which ranks 156 countries by how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be. Citizens report on GDP per capita, social support, healthy life expectancy, freedom, generosity, and the absence of corruption.
The US didn’t make the cut of the...
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