Bakes, Makes, and Decorates: A Hailey Shuster Spotlight

Hailey Shuster, Marketing ’18, is just another college student trying to juggle school, sleep, and a social life. However, she also has something else on her plate—a growing cake business she runs from her apartment, where she makes and decorates sweet creations for her happy customers. Read more below as Hailey answers some questions about…

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Registration Tips: Thinking Outside the Classroom

Written by: Erinn Wright [Spring 2016 Registration is now open] Registration: a word many students dread each semester. There’s almost nothing more stressful than figuring out the perfect schedule of classes you need to take; then, nearly pulling your hair out when they get filled. With registration upon us; here are some business course highlights…

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UT Austin to represent USA in international case competition

Congratulations to Yoshiko Guck, Karina Gonzalez and Chan Lee! The winners of L’Oréal USA’s national Brandstorm competition have been announced. The initiative, which started in 1992, challenges undergraduate and master’s students to develop and conceptualize an integrated campaign and strategic recommendation for one of L’Oréal’s brands, and present to a jury of executives. This year,…

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Texas BBA Holds No. 6 in Businessweek Rankings

The McCombs School of Business upheld its top rank ever — No. 6 — in Bloomberg Businessweek’s (BBW) final survey of the best undergraduate business schools in the U.S. The Texas BBA has garnered top-10 ranks in seven out of 10 years. BBW first started publishing undergraduate rankings in 2006. McCombs was the only school…

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Wall Street Journal Challenge

A unique opportunity for undergraduate business students across the nation is offered through the annual Wall Street Journal Challenge, hosted by the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. Over a five-week period, students read The Wall Street Journal to prepare for a day of exciting competition, testing their knowledge on the wealth of information…

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BBA Leadership Program in Belize

We arrived safely in Belize City on Sunday night. After passing through customs, we took a one and a half hour bus ride to Orange Walk where we will be living this week. The next morning we were up early had headed to Lamanai, a Mayan archeological site located 35 miles from Orange Walk. Though…

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Scoring Careers – Spring 2016

The Hispanic Business Student Association (HBSA) & the Asian Business Students Association (ABSA) present: Scoring Careers 2016!  Still in search of an internship or a job? Bring your smile, your skills, your resume, and your student ID to Scoring Careers. Scoring Careers is your premier career fair blending fun and professional networking. Open to all…

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7 Perfect Gifts for Business Students

Buying the right present for the right person can be a headache-inducing process, but the business student in your life is guaranteed to appreciate something from the following options. Holiday shopping is about to get a lot easier. 1. Fuzzy Socks Who says getting socks for Christmas isn’t fun? Fuzzy socks make everything more fun…

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#MonthlyMajor: Finance

#MonthlyMajor: Finance When confronted with the challenge of what educational path to pursue, many ask themselves “what can I do with a _____ degree?” For finance, the real question is what can’t you do with a finance degree? The opportunities are immense.      McCombs’ BBA Finance Program is top-notch; ranked #5 nationally by U.S. News & World…

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Nightmare Before Finals – Study Spots

Nightmare Before Finals – Study Spots Where is the perfect spot to spend your days studying? Don’t let this nightmare be your reality. We’ve got you covered on the best hidden study spots around and near campus, for the casual weekday or for the long night before Accounting. Here are our top five picks: Life…

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Post Registration Frustration

The initial registration stress is over. Can you relate to what these BBA students said post-registration?  “I’m literally shaking.” “How can a class close that quickly? Ugh.” “Am I even still considered a business major?” “Guess I’m taking a victory lap.”  “Is the high A-Rate worth the 8 AM…” “I thought Business students weren’t supposed…

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What are McCombs Students Thankful for?

_________________________________________________________________ Maria Heinonen, Marketing Senior “As I enter my last semester at UT, I am most thankful for the experiences that the university has given me. Throughout my time at McCombs, I have traveled, met some of my closest friends, and been given opportunities to push myself out of my comfort zone. I am also…

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Engineering vs. Business 2015

10 Reasons McCombs will rise to the top! An annual tradition, Engineering vs. Business week is a week-long contest between Cockrell School of Engineering and McCombs School of Business at UT. There will be games, free T-shirts, food, and prizes. Participate in this week’s events. In the much-awaited EvB battle, we ask you to reflect on…

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BBA Spotlight: 3 Things Students Miss Most About Summer

BBA Spotlight: Do you miss summer? With cold fronts rolling in, fall allergies, and floods across the state, there’s no escaping Autumn.  We thought it would be nice to reflect on the exciting summer opportunities that make the McCombs experience unique. Traveling the World Gaining Valuable Professional Experience Contributing to the Community Read more as…

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McCombs Professors Ranked Top 10… Again

The McCombs School of Business once again made the top 10 list for best professors in the Princeton Review’s business school rankings, which were published in its guidebook: “The Best 295 Business Schools, 2016 Edition.” McCombs landed at No. 10 for best professors. The rankings is based on student responses about how well their professors…

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Meet a few of the UBC Members

Javier Garcia is a senior studying in the  Master of Professional Accounting program from Laredo, Texas. He has been active in the Hispanic Business Student Association since his freshman year and in the Undergraduate Business Council as an organizational representative for HBSA last year. In the summer of 2014, Javier interned with Ernst & Young…

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Corporate Finance Fellows Program – Founded by Intel

First Year MBA students and Finance Undergraduate Juniors: Apply your financial skills at a major corporation such as Intel, Chesapeake Energy, or Walmart. Application Deadline: Monday, November 9, 2015 What you can do in Corporate Finance Fellows:  Work with corporate finance professionals Present your analysis to senior financial managers Intern with a sponsoring company Apply financial…

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Meet Our Commencement Speaker: Nancy Bonds, BBA ’15

  Major: Finance Biggest accomplishment: Making friends who will pick me up at the airport at 2 a.m. Also, singing “The Eyes of Texas” before home football games as president of Texas Orange Jackets, the oldest women’s honorary service organization and official hosts of the University. Favorite memory: I spent the most time in college…

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