H1B Visas, MBA Salaries & Average GMAT Scores: Our Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of 2019

From H1B visa changes to record MBA salaries, 2019 was a whirlwind year for business school applicants. We round up your top 10 highlights

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According to Bloomberg Businessweek's recruiter survey, Stanford came out on top in terms of employer reputation. Although US schools dominate the list, European institutions like INSEAD, IMD, and London Business School also cracked the top 20.


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 The 20 Business Schools With The Highest MBA Salaries


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Almost a fifth of students identify a 'return on investment' as an important factor when choosing an MBA. Ranked number one for a second year running was Stanford, followed by Harvard, then Wharton.


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 Forbes 30 Under 30s: Where Do They Get Their MBAs?


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The Forbes 30 Under 30 list reveals the world’s best and brightest young minds. But where did they go to business school?

It’s no surprise that MBAs from heavyweights Stanford GSB and Harvard Business School feature strongly.


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 CFA Vs MBA? Here’s Why You Should Do Both


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Should you get an MBA or a CFA? There is some overlap between the two qualifications, but they serve different markets. 

Traditionally, an MBA acts as a stepping stone to a wide array of senior management roles, while the CFA is more technical, making it more relevant to specialist finance roles like asses management.


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 The 10 Happiest Countries To Study At Business School In 2019


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According to the UN's World Happiness Report, Northern Europe is the the happiest area on Earth. Finland earned the top spot, closely followed by Denmark and Norway. Factoring in happiness when choosing your study destination could even help you to be more productive.


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 Average GMAT Scores For The World’s Top 20 MBA Programs 2019


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As in 2018, US schools dominated the top of the table where GMAT scores were concerned.

This year, we find a four-way tie at the top, with MBA students at Stanford, Harvard, INSEAD, and Wharton all having an average GMAT score of 732.


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