Need suggestion on choosing MBA college


Hi All,

I have offers from Glasgow, Aston, Southampton, Liverpool, Strathclyde(conditional interview yet to happen), Loughborough, Exeter , Sheffield for general MBA. I have nearly 7 years of experience working with PayPal. Waiting for results from Nottingham, Lancaster and Edinburgh. Wanted a suggestion on the present state as to which college i should choose as i am an international student and want to apply for visa asap.

Hi All,

I have offers from Glasgow, Aston, Southampton, Liverpool, Strathclyde(conditional interview yet to happen), Loughborough, Exeter , Sheffield for general MBA. I have nearly 7 years of experience working with PayPal. Waiting for results from Nottingham, Lancaster and Edinburgh. Wanted a suggestion on the present state as to which college i should choose as i am an international student and want to apply for visa asap.
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StuartHE

Is there a reason why you are avoiding the highy-ranked schools? 

Is there a reason why you are avoiding the highy-ranked schools? 
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Not a great gmat score ! 

Not a great gmat score ! 
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Us2467

Very similar dilemma for me, I have offers from Aston, , Brunel, Sheffield, Glasgow, Birmingham, Leeds, Kingston and awaiting decision from Edinburgh. I have 10+ years work experience in the Oil&Gas sector. My reason for doing an MBA from the UK is enhancing my profile and also getting the opportunity through the graduate visa route to find a good job.

My reasons for choosing this league of schools is:
1) low tuition fees2) do not want to sit for GMAT3) need to enroll in September
I see that Aston is ranked 11th in the Find-Mba list. How reliable is this list?
Any suggestions on choosing the right school are extremely welcome.

[Edited by Us2467 on May 11, 2022]

Very similar dilemma for me, I have offers from Aston, , Brunel, Sheffield, Glasgow, Birmingham, Leeds, Kingston and awaiting decision from Edinburgh. I have 10+ years work experience in the Oil&amp;Gas sector. My reason for doing an MBA from the UK is enhancing my profile and also getting the opportunity through the graduate visa route to find a good job.<br><br>My reasons for choosing this league of schools is:<br>1) low tuition fees<div>2) do not want to sit for GMAT</div><div>3) need to enroll in September</div><div><br>I see that Aston is ranked 11th in the Find-Mba list. How reliable is this list?</div><br><div>Any suggestions on choosing the right school are extremely welcome.</div>
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StuartHE

The Find MBA list shows search frequency on the site. Its not a ranking of quality.  

Birmingham and Edinburgh are Triple Crown, Russell Group universities and clearly the best business schools on this list

[Edited by StuartHE on May 12, 2022]

The Find MBA list shows search frequency on the site. Its not a ranking of quality.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><br>Birmingham and Edinburgh are Triple Crown, Russell Group universities and clearly the best business schools on this list
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Us2467

Thanks for a lot for your advice Stuart! Is there any real benefit of Russell group in getting employed or is it only some marketing gimmick!



The Find MBA list shows search frequency on the site. Its not a ranking of quality.  

Birmingham and Edinburgh are Triple Crown, Russell Group universities and clearly the best business schools on this list

[Edited by Us2467 on May 14, 2022]

Thanks for a lot for your advice Stuart! Is there any real benefit of Russell group in getting employed or is it only some marketing gimmick!<br><br><br><br>[quote]The Find MBA list shows search frequency on the site. Its not a ranking of quality.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><br>Birmingham and Edinburgh are Triple Crown, Russell Group universities and clearly the best business schools on this list [/quote]
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StuartHE

The Russell Group is neither a marketing gimmic nor a list of the universities with the highest placement. Focus on establishing specific and realistic career goals and then select the programmes that place best for those schools. The Russell Group is the organization of the universities that have been the most research intensive for the longest period.

The Russell Group is neither a marketing gimmic nor a list of the universities with the highest placement. Focus on establishing specific and realistic career goals and then select the programmes that place best for those schools. The Russell Group is the organization of the universities that have been the most research intensive for the longest period.
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Hi Stuart, have unconditional offers from strathclyde and lancaster as well. What would you suggest. I am on waiting list for Bath. Should i be waiting or going ahead with these?

Hi Stuart, have unconditional offers from strathclyde and lancaster as well. What would you suggest. I am on waiting list for Bath. Should i be waiting or going ahead with these?
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Duncan

You are picking up some strong offers. Congratulations! 

You are picking up some strong offers. Congratulations!&nbsp;
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Could you suggest which one should I be choosing in the current scenario ! 

Could you suggest which one should I be choosing in the current scenario !&nbsp;
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Duncan

Pick whichever is the better school for your specific career goal. Take a look at: How to use LinkedIn to find the best school www.find-mba.com/board/33571 

Pick whichever is the better school for your specific career goal. Take a look at: How to use LinkedIn to find the best school&nbsp;www.find-mba.com/board/33571&nbsp;
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