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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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You’ve Got Application Questions, We’ve Got Answers

You’ve Got Application Questions, We’ve Got Answers

When all else fails… You know how this ends. Most likely you’re thinking “How hard can this be?” But trust me, after serving on the admissions committee for a top-ranked MBA program for the past five years, the simple act

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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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Startup Spotlight: Sports Tradex

Sports Tradex team picture with Founder Ben Lipson and COO Michael Cohen from their Super Bowl launch party

As a commodities trader for five years, Ben Lipson, MBA ’12, had always planned to eventually start up a company of his own. While in his final year as a student in the Texas MBA at Houston program, he decided

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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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Which Round Should I Apply? Advice on When To Hit Submit

Which Round Should I Apply? Advice on When To Hit Submit

Before pen meets paper, smart MBA applicants take the time to develop an overall strategy to tackle all the elements of the massive MBA application – What are my strengths? What’s my message? But one thing that is often forgotten

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5 Things To Do Before Leaving Your Job (That Your Company Won’t Tell You)

5 Things To Do Before Leaving Your Job (That Your Company Won’t Tell You)

Leaving a job to attend business school can be a very exciting yet overwhelming life transition. While you may be looking forward to your future education, building new relationships and exploring new career paths, you may also be experiencing concerns

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