Don’t Let Finals Break You

If you are getting overwhelmed, don’t let finals break you. Here are 8 tips to help you have successful study breaks and ace those final exams, presentations, and papers. It’s the #FinalCountdown  1. Talk Study Scenario: You’ve been hitting the books hard and haven’t interacted with another human being in hours and now you’re wondering if…

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McComb’s Fall 2014 Commencement

On Saturday, December 6, 2014, Dr. Raji Srinivasan, a professor in the Department of Marketing and a Spurgeon Bell Centennial Fellow, gave the Commencement Speech to the would-be graduates. ____________________________________________________________________ Congratulations everyone, you’ve made it! By everyone, I mean every one of you. Yes, graduates, their parents, grandparents, family, and friends. You have much to be…

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Simply unforgettable: Samantha Horst, BBA ’14

We are excited to introduce you to our fall 2014 student commencement speaker: Samantha Horst, BBA ’14, Marketing. Sam has been a huge part of the UT community both as a member of the UT Cheer Team and a valued student worker at the Office of Student Life in the BBA Program. Her motto is “Laugh…

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Study Spaces We’re Thankful For

This text is used for formatting. If you return from Thanksgiving break only to find that your usual hot spot is overrun with other studious Longhorns, take a look at the list below for other options that you may never have thought of. When you need a place to study, but don’t care to stray…

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McCombs Undergrads Make the Most of Summer

Most college students really look forward to their summers off. McCombs students do whatever they can to make the most of their summers in a very different way. Hayden McMurrey and Chance Summers, BBA ‘16, spent the first half of their summer abroad, but didn’t take off the second half of their summer. Instead, they…

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Art Imitates Life. Life Imitates McCombs.

10 Pieces of Classic Art That Perfectly Illustrate What It’s Like As A McCombs Kid Written by Stephen Goin   They say that art imitates life, and I couldn’t agree more. Art is meant to capture an emotion or thought; and when art speaks, you listen. Below, I’ve curated a gallery of classic masterpieces that…

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Easy Halloween Costumes for McCombs Kids

Written by Stephen Goin Halloween is right around the corner, and costumes can be expensive. But, with business professional attire anything is possible! Here are 10 Easy Halloween Costumes for McCombs kids that require nothing more than a suit and some spook. When all else fails, be a businessman for Halloween!   Accountant Step 1:…

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Remember Austin Panic Room? Well they have now been featured on KVUE news and #10 on Trip Advisor! Reviews constantly praise the challenge and thrill felt after escaping the room, “The owners have created an appropriately controlled environment where urgency and excitement run high. Make no mistake, these puzzles are difficult! But they are not…

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BBAs Take on Texas 4000

Texas 4,000 for Cancer is the longest annual charity bicycle ride in the world, starting in Austin, TX and ending in Anchorage, AK over a 70-day period. Every year a group of about 90 University of Texas students are accepted to participate in the ride. Each rider is expected to raise a minimum of $4,500 (a…

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MISA’s Grafitti Clean Up

Although some graffiti is more aesthetically pleasing than others, it is also an indicator of other types of crime in urban areas. The Management Information Systems Association (MISA) recently partnered with one of their corporate sponsors, General Motors, to clean up the community on a Saturday morning. On October 18th, more than 20 volunteers from both organizations…

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Engineering vs. Business.

In preparation for Rivals Week, Engineering vs. Business, we thought it would be best to share why Business will emerge victorious (in all fun and games). Formatting text We are more diverse in our students, majors, and jobs.             Yonce knows best. This word is used for formatting.  This word…

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Herb Miller’s 10-Point Crash Course in Personal Branding

After 30 years of teaching marketing at the McCombs School of Business and 25 years of corporate experience, Senior Lecturer Herb Miller definitely knows a thing or two about personal branding. As a consistently favorite professor among students and a recent inclusion on The Alcalde’s “Texas 10” list of top faculty, Miller has touched the lives of more than…

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You Know You’re a McCombs Kid When…

Written by Stephen Goin There comes a time when we realize how much McCombs has become part of our lives. I have taken it upon myself to compile a list of our defining characteristics (as I see them) in an effort to explore what it means to be a McCombs kid and how you know…

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Internationalize Yourself – Certificate in Global Management

Info Session Oct. 20, 5pm in GSB 5.153 Internationalize yourself and be successful in the global business world. Our Certificate in Global Management is exclusively designed for McCombs and IRG students to prepare you to lead in this environment. Come to our info session on October 20, 5pm, in GSB 5.153! With this certificate you…

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Charles Schwab President and CEO Visits McCombs

Walt Bettinger, President and CEO of Charles Schwab Corporation, interviewed with McCombs School of Business Senior Associate Dean, Jay Hartzell, as part of the VIP Distinguished Speaker Series on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The interview was open to students who came to hear about Bettinger’s thoughts on the business climate and how his successful career led…

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7 Quotes for McCombs Students from General Electric CEO

Jeff Immelt, CEO of GE, interviewed with McCombs School of Business, Dean Gilligan as part of the VIP Distinguished Speaker Series on Monday, Sept. 29. The interview was open to students who came to hear about Immelt’s successful career and gain useful advice for the future. Here are a few quotes from the interview.   “I’ve…

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McCombs Professors Among Best in Nation

       [This text is for formatting] The McCombs School of Business once again made the top-10 list for best professors in the Princeton Review’s business school rankings, which are published in its annual guidebook, “The Best 296 Business Schools, 2015 Edition.” McCombs landed at No. 6 for best professors, based on student responses regarding how…

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Top 10 Perks of being a McCombs Student

We know how awesome McCombs is, let us show you a couple of perks. 10.  Lynda.com Learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals with free access to over 3,168 video tutorials taught by industry experts. 1 9.  New York Times  Located throughout the building, McCombs students have free access…

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