Salient to Investors:

Business schools are reporting strong markets for graduating students in full-time jobs.

Barbara Hewitt at Wharton said only 4.2% of last year’s graduating class of seniors were still seeking employment 4 to 6 months after graduation, among their lowest percentages in the last 20 years, while 2015’s figure is likely to be similar.

The Graduate Management Admission Council said 9 in 10 companies surveyed that intend to hire MBA candidates say they will bring on as many, or even more people in 2015 than in 2014, while more than 50% plan to increase starting annual salaries – nearly two-thirds said their companies were growing.

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