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Faculty Spotlight: Stephen Limberg, Accounting

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One of the strongest attributes of the Texas MBA program is the highly acclaimed McCombs School of Business faculty, whose members are ranked among the best professors in the nation year after year. In this new Faculty Spotlight series, we’ll be introducing

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When Less Is More: Short Answer Questions Explained

Advice From The A-Team

Written by David Burford The feeling you get when staring at a blank word document. The cursor blinks, blinks, blinks…. Suddenly the 1 a.m. memory of a long forgotten freshman comp final paper due the next day creeps into your

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Join Us At A Coffee Chat

Join a Texas MBA student for a Coffee Chat

The winter break is here again – and that means our holiday Coffee Chats are back. Coffee Chats provide a great opportunity to meet up with current students in a more casual environment to hear about their experience in the

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Texas MBA Company Info Sessions At Rackspace

With Texas MBA alumna Casey Andrews during Rackspace tour.

Two Texas MBA program directors and I were treated to a tour of Rackspace company headquarters in San Antonio last Wednesday following a Texas MBA information session held on site. Our tour guide? None other than Lawrence Reyes a.k.a SugarBear,

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Current Students Recognized As Military Top 40 Under 40

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Each November in honor of Veterans Day, Military Transition News releases its Top 40 Under 40 Military edition which recognizes the top service members who are serving or have served in the U.S. armed forces. This year, two current Texas MBA

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MBA Admissions Interview: How to Totally Crush It

MBA Admissions Interview: How to Totally Crush It

We’ve all been there. Despite all the preparations, research and rehearsals, you find yourself nervous about your MBA admissions interview. While this isn’t technically a job interview, you may do well to treat it like one. An MBA admissions interview

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Five Tips for Writing a Successful MBA Application Essay

Five Tips for Writing a Successful MBA Application Essay

The MBA application process is a stressful one, particularly since so many parts of the process are determined by external factors. The one part of the application that you have the ultimate control over is the essay section. Through the

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To Quit or Not to Quit? Deciding Between a Full-Time or Professional MBA Program

To Quit or Not To Quit Your Job to Return to School

You may be one of those people who are trying to decide between quitting your job or not to go back to school and get your MBA. Rest assured you’re not alone. There are some basic questions I ask folks

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7 Resume Tips (That You’ve Probably Heard Already But Are Worth Mentioning Again)

Seven Tips for a Better Resume

As an MBA career management advisor for the past three years at McCombs, I’ve seen my share of bad resumes. With that in mind, below are some basic tips I typically suggest to students that will quickly help you to

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Letters of Recommendation: How to Leverage the “Third” Person

How To Leverage The Third Person

If you’re like me, asking your supervisor or your colleague to write a letter espousing your virtues makes you feel incredibly uncomfortable. Sure, you’ve worked hard over the past few years and have earned a good praising, but why must

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