A sharp decline in USA and a surge in Canadian business schools applications by international students

A new study from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) highlights the relative attractiveness of the business schools in leading study destinations. The framing of the study, Early Warning Signals: Winners and Losers in the Global Race for Talent, is very compelling. It looks at trends in international application volumes and related policy, but also takes a broader view in arguing that foreign enrollment trends in business schools are also an important indicator of how talent is moving around the world.

The report examines trends around business school admissions in a number of countries but highlights the situation in the US in particular. There it finds that READ MORE

How is the world’s language landscape changing

It used to be – and not that very long ago – that the list of most important languages in the world to know would have been quite small. French, English, Spanish, and German would have made the list, plus a handful of others depending on where in Europe and Asia one lived. Accordingly, these were the languages most in demand by students across the world looking to extend their linguistic repertoire beyond their mother tongue either for career or cultural/personal reasons.

But of course, the landscape of global power and business has changed dramatically, READ MORE

These are the 2020 best United States universities

U.S. News & World Report just published one of its most reputable university ranking lists, and this time the universities in the USA have been evaluated. The 2020 Best National Universities ranking includes a mix of public and private research institutions that offer a diverse range of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. These are the top USA universities of 2020: READ MORE