HELP: UK / Birmingham vs. France / EDHEC vs. Hult


I need some help. I am an IT professional from a non European country and I have admits at Birmingham, EDHEC & Hult.

Which to choose??

I do not speak French or any other European language. However, I am hesitant to join the Birmingham MBA because of Brexit and uncertainty with visa. Hult, I have heard good things and bad things about.

My career path is open. All I know I want to live and work somewhere in Europe for a couple of years.
I need some help. I am an IT professional from a non European country and I have admits at Birmingham, EDHEC & Hult.

Which to choose??

I do not speak French or any other European language. However, I am hesitant to join the Birmingham MBA because of Brexit and uncertainty with visa. Hult, I have heard good things and bad things about.

My career path is open. All I know I want to live and work somewhere in Europe for a couple of years.
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Duncan
Can you get into a school higher up this list?
Best schools for international students' placement http://www.find-mba.com/board/41143

Read:-
International students and working in the UK http://bit.ly/1RGJIoH
If you don't speak French, I think you either learn it first or go to the UK, Ireland/the Netherlands.
Can you get into a school higher up this list?
Best schools for international students' placement http://www.find-mba.com/board/41143

Read:-
International students and working in the UK http://bit.ly/1RGJIoH
If you don't speak French, I think you either learn it first or go to the UK, Ireland/the Netherlands.

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I got dinged at Strathclyde and Cass, they were long shots anyway.
I got dinged at Strathclyde and Cass, they were long shots anyway.
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Duncan
I can recommend the intensive French course at ILCF in Lyon and i hear the Montpellier university is just as good, but with air conditioning.
I can recommend the intensive French course at ILCF in Lyon and i hear the Montpellier university is just as good, but with air conditioning.
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laurie
I wouldn't be as concerned with Brexit as I would be with Birmingham as I would be with not being able to land a job in the UK after graduation. The school is ranked pretty close to the bottom in the FT rankings in terms of UK schools and international mobility.

Any thinking about why they rejected you at Cass and Strath?
I wouldn't be as concerned with Brexit as I would be with Birmingham as I would be with not being able to land a job in the UK after graduation. The school is ranked pretty close to the bottom in the FT rankings in terms of UK schools and international mobility.

Any thinking about why they rejected you at Cass and Strath?
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Any thinking about why they rejected you at Cass and Strath?

I'm not sure but if I had to guess it was my GMAT score.
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Any thinking about why they rejected you at Cass and Strath?[/quote]
I'm not sure but if I had to guess it was my GMAT score.
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Dani W
Hey there, I'm a current MBA student at Hult. I'm not going to tell you Hult is perfect, because it's not. Every school has it's pros and cons. For example, Hult is relatively new compared to the more established schools, so it's still working out some kinks. For example, information is sometimes shared "just in time" rather than far in advance, so operations need to be improved a bit.

That being said, I do like Hult. I chose to study at the London campus because I was already living in the UK, and I couldn't cover the cost of moving/storing all my furniture. It also means I'm not rotating to one of the other campuses, though most students have taken advantage of the opportunity. I found a lot of other schools not suited to my personality, but when I walked into the Hult campus, it "felt right", if that makes any sense. If you have the opportunity to visit your schools, do so, as getting the right atmosphere can make an enormous amount of difference in your academic performance and success.

As for your concerns about Brexit, I'm with you on that. I'm technically an EU citizen (German passport), though I was born in South Africa and went to school in Asia. I've lived in the UK for 8 years, and I have to admit I'm rather apprehensive about what the government could do to me despite being a skilled worker (also IT!) who has paid taxes. But the Hult MBA is one year, and you'll be done before Brexit kicks in. Hult has a Visa team, and almost none of my (London campus) classmates are British. (I think maybe 2 out of 73 have UK passports?)

If you have any other questions about Hult, please do let me know. Message me or find me on Twitter (@dani_w121).
Hey there, I'm a current MBA student at Hult. I'm not going to tell you Hult is perfect, because it's not. Every school has it's pros and cons. For example, Hult is relatively new compared to the more established schools, so it's still working out some kinks. For example, information is sometimes shared "just in time" rather than far in advance, so operations need to be improved a bit.

That being said, I do like Hult. I chose to study at the London campus because I was already living in the UK, and I couldn't cover the cost of moving/storing all my furniture. It also means I'm not rotating to one of the other campuses, though most students have taken advantage of the opportunity. I found a lot of other schools not suited to my personality, but when I walked into the Hult campus, it "felt right", if that makes any sense. If you have the opportunity to visit your schools, do so, as getting the right atmosphere can make an enormous amount of difference in your academic performance and success.

As for your concerns about Brexit, I'm with you on that. I'm technically an EU citizen (German passport), though I was born in South Africa and went to school in Asia. I've lived in the UK for 8 years, and I have to admit I'm rather apprehensive about what the government could do to me despite being a skilled worker (also IT!) who has paid taxes. But the Hult MBA is one year, and you'll be done before Brexit kicks in. Hult has a Visa team, and almost none of my (London campus) classmates are British. (I think maybe 2 out of 73 have UK passports?)

If you have any other questions about Hult, please do let me know. Message me or find me on Twitter (@dani_w121).
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mba hipste...
For example, Hult is relatively new compared to the more established schools, so it's still working out some kinks. For example, information is sometimes shared "just in time" rather than far in advance, so operations need to be improved a bit.

Wait, wasn't Hult established in the 1960s? That's more than enough time to work out operational kinks.
[quote]For example, Hult is relatively new compared to the more established schools, so it's still working out some kinks. For example, information is sometimes shared "just in time" rather than far in advance, so operations need to be improved a bit.[/quote]
Wait, wasn't Hult established in the 1960s? That's more than enough time to work out operational kinks.
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Duncan
The current Hult has not inherited much from the AD Little School. Organizationally it is a new school.
The current Hult has not inherited much from the AD Little School. Organizationally it is a new school.
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