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Commencement Speaker Spotlight | Dan Driscoll, MBA ’14


Getting to Texas When asked how he ended up in Texas, Dan Driscoll (MBA and MA in Advertising ’14) will tell you that it wasn’t necessarily his choice. In fact, in the Washington D.C. native’s own words, Texas was the

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5 Tips To Get Ahead In The Race (For An Internship)

Students wheelbarrow racing during Cohort Games as part of Texas MBA Orientation.

Written by Susan Masson Prospective and admitted students often ask the MBA career management team what they can do before they start the program to get ahead in the internship search. With eight years in the MBA program office and

Posted in Career, Full-Time MBA

Catching Up With Peter Adelman, MBA ’13

Peter, with wife Ellie, atop Table Mountain.

Hoping to change careers from real estate to energy, Peter Adelman, MBA ’13, figured getting an MBA was his best bet to make a smooth transition. And after a weekend trip to Austin, Peter was quickly sold on McCombs as

Posted in Alumni, Community, Full-Time MBA

You Are Not Your GPA

You Are Not Your GPA

How do you quantify the characteristics that make you great, but aren’t measurable? How do you synthesize your personality in an easily digestible paragraph? How do you reveal the real YOU to somebody that is simply reading your application on

Posted in Admissions, Evening MBA, Executive MBA, Executive MBA at Mexico City, Full-Time MBA, MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth, MBA at Houston

Creating Entrepreneurs One Pitch at a Time

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Written by Jaime Sutton Last weekend I was proud to host the second annual Texas Venture Labs Scholarship competition alongside the Texas MBA program. The goal of our scholarship program is to help inspire and create MBA students who have a

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Faculty Spotlight: Stephen Limberg, Accounting


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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Catching Up With Raj Gilda, MBA ’01

Raj Gilda

After graduating from the Texas Full-Time MBA program in 2001, Raj Gilda spent 10 years in New York working with Citibank and Deloitte Consulting. During that time, he also co-founded the non-profit organization Lend-A-Hand India with hopes to make a difference in the

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Assistant Dean Tells Us #WhyTexas


From Assistant Dean Tina Mabley to the future Texas Full-Time MBA Class of 2016. Congratulations! I want to welcome you to the newest class of Texas MBA students. As an alumna (class of 1998) and assistant dean of the Texas

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McCombs Marketing Is A Top-Ranked Program


By Professor Raji Srinivasan, Department of Marketing Taking two years out of your life to return to school is not trivial. And the McCombs faculty is here to help. McCombs’ marketing faculty is truly interested in assisting you with getting

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McCombs Super Week Kicks Off Summer Internship Recruiting

Texas MBA Students Waiting To Interview

Written by Sarah Neely and Gabrielle Zandan Consulting and investment banking are two of the largest employment industries for MBA students at McCombs. For the class of 2015, 35% of our students pursued internship opportunities with consulting firms and 20%

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