Celebrating 20 Years of Study Abroad!

With another year comes another opportunity to study abroad! The BBA study abroad program has never been more popular, and it is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. It may be hard to believe, but when it was launched in spring 1996, McCombs’ study abroad exchange program consisted of only four students. The following year, […]

Happy Birthday, BBA! (And Many More)

It all began in 1912, with 45 students studying accounting and statistics in temporary, pine shack buildings. By 1916, the number of business students had more than doubled – to 115 out of the University’s total of 2,600 university students – and the Board of Regents made the BBA program official. Last year, 6,968 applicants vied for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]