While MBA graduates are worried about their job prospects, most continue to receive competitive job offers, according to a new study by Training The Street, a corporate training provider.  

In fact, the survey finds that 10 percent of respondents are less optimistic about their job prospects than in 2011, despite 94 percent of them receiving invitations for at least one first-round interview as opposed to 91 percent in 2011. Another 78 percent of respondents have been given at least one offer, up from 72 percent in 2011, and 50 percent of respondents have received multiple offers, an increase from 41 percent in 2011.

"This is now our third-annual survey, and one theme remains consistent: Individuals with strong educational backgrounds and a diverse set of skills are in demand regardless of economic conditions," says Scott Rostan, founder and Principal of Training The Street. "Bulge bracket banks are still aggressively interviewing and hiring MBA candidates."

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