A new survey of top business schools has found that only one in four has the best business students.
Key points:The survey by Higher Ed Magazine found only 1 in 10 top business school students was a first-year studentThe survey was conducted by HIGO Education in partnership with the National Business School Association (NBSA) and found that the average business student in top business high schools was a second-year graduate.
Key facts:HIGO surveyed 1,200 business students from 50 countries, aged 16 to 35, with the average age being 24.HIGo found that nearly half of students were first-generation college students and a third were aged between 20 and 24.
Only 3 per cent were business students in a full-time setting, the survey found.
About 1,000 business students were from India, with half being first- generation.
Nearly a third (32 per cent) of students from the United States were first generation.
Only 17 per cent of students came from Asia.
The survey also found that about two-thirds of students surveyed had a degree or higher.
About two-fifths of students had been in a career for less than four years.
About a quarter of students said they had been working in their industry for at least five years, compared with less than a quarter who said the same for their high school counterparts.
The results are based on a survey of 1,300 business students across the world, conducted by Higher Education Magazine in partnership.
The publication said it wanted to know how many business students actually have a business degree and what the impact of business on their lives was.HIGH SCHOOL BUSINESS STUDENTS, NEW AND UPDATED:Read moreAbout half of the students surveyed said they wanted to work in their field for more than a year, but only 11 per cent had achieved that goal.
More than one in 10 students said it was difficult to get a job in their chosen field, with only one-in-five saying they were currently earning more than the national average.
Only one in five said they were making enough money to live on in their fields.
Most students said that their school had helped them improve their business skills, with more than half saying their school was “very important”.
About one-third of the survey respondents said they felt more confident and confident in their business decisions than at their previous high school.
About one in eight students said their high schools had a positive impact on their career choices.
More students from Asia said their school provided a positive social experience compared with those from other regions.
About 12 per cent said their schools had provided them with more support and guidance than the other high schools.
About 10 per cent reported that they were not satisfied with their school experience and three per cent indicated they were unhappy with their current school.
Nearly one in seven students said the school they attended was the best for their future, compared to less than one-quarter of students who attended another school.
Most of those who said their business experience had been good said they found the business school to be a “critical” factor in their career choice.
About 30 per cent agreed that their business career would be better for their parents if they had attended a school similar to their current one.
More businesses were choosing higher education for graduates, with almost two-in