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Currently on H1B (backlogged country), is it worth investing further in an MBA from the US given the visa situation or should I be looking at b-schools outside of US? Please advise & also suggest good b-schools outside of US. (INSEAD being one)

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look outside of US, you don't want to get into this vicious cycle of visas and uncertainty. Decide the best while you can.

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You don’t reckon that we’ll have ridden out the visa situation by 2023? It’s bad now but I’d expect it to improve in 3 years time. Especially seeing how unpopular Trump is becoming now.

Go to INSEAD and then MBB in Singapore ;)

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Friend did this! SG MBB - awesome travel hotel and food. Meh hours compared to US but much better than Korea / Japan

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After all these issues I bow to your courage of doing masters 🙏

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anywhere except US...dont dump your savings on US degree especially if you are an immigrant. return is big zero.

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Cambridge univ, London school of business, national univ of Singapore, indian institute of management, univ of Toronto

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If you want to go anywhere, it's LBS or INSEAD. Otherwise, it depends on where you want to get your first post-MBA job.

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LBS has a pretty solid program from what I hear. Plus London is amazing!

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Depends on where you wanna end up at. Given covid situation, I’d imagine most countries would behave similarly unless they have lower supply of foreign talents. I know things suck like crazy but I’m slightly on the optimistic side that things will get better. Also this is a temporary thing, there’s no way on earth that the US will cut off h1b or reduce significantly over a longer period of time.

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Depends on what ur priorities are rly.. If a priority is to work in the country u study in, then the us is a crapshoot. If however, ur priority is to get what is objectively one of the best bschools in the world - the quality and number of options in the us, still makes this an attractive option. Not saying there aren't good schools elsewhere, simply saying playing the numbers game there are a larger number of good options in the us than elsewhere... Feel like u will get rly biased feedback to ur question today, so maybe think through what ur key driver is for the decision. As an fyi - did an MBA in the us, after moving from Asia... My priority wasn't to stay in the us long term, hence was okay with the us purely as a study option - and work for a while if the right offer came along

I got my MBA at London Business School. LBS and INSEAD are the top European business school programs on par with top US programs. The UK has given 2-year right to work to any future MBA classes, so definitely less uncertainty for international students than the USA right now.

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