Throwback Thursday: Registration

By Mary Dolan Registration is almost here! While many students may stress about getting classes and making the perfect schedule, even they would have to admit that, in many ways, the process of registration has been made easier over the years. Students now have access to a course catalog where they can check out potential […]

Throwback Thursday: Beating OU Since 1916

By Mary Dolan In honor of Texas-OU weekend, we’re doing a Throwback Thursday for UT’s continued dominance over OU! In relation to McCombs, Texas BBA was established in 1916, one year before OU’s College of Business. However, when most people think of the Texas/OU rivalry, they think of our football teams. UT’s first football team […]

McCombs Students Explore Study Abroad Opportunities

Ever wanted to travel to South America, Europe, and more? Well, now’s your chance! This year’s Study Abroad Fair–organized by the BBA International Programs Office–kicked off on September 20th. The fair is meant to introduce new and returning McCombs students to many different study abroad opportunities. Polly Trigger, Assistant Director of the BBA Program Office, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]