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The Joy of Failure: Learn to Own Your Mistakes


By Amira Wizig Pollock, MFA Failure is tough.  We are trained to avoid it at all costs and, if we do fail, to pretend nothing went wrong.  We lose out on numerous valuable lessons in doing so.  It is also

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Announcing the 2015 Texas MBA Application Essays


Each year, like most business schools, we update our application essay prompts in an effort to better glean important information from our candidates.  The essay is a great opportunity to do a few things: one, it shows your writing skills;

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New Full-Time MBA Application Essay Topics are Here

2013-14 Texas MBA Full-Time Application Essay Topics

During any MBA application season, one of the many highlights of an MBA admissions officer’s day is diving into an applicant’s essays. Application essays are your one chance to speak to us directly in your own voice and tell your

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Fall 2013 Full-Time Application Essays Now Available!

The new essays for the Fall 2013 Full-Time MBA application are now available! The Admissions Committee is looking forward to reviewing your applications and we just wanted to give you a few (hopefully helpful) pointers. Essays: We are looking to get

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Application Next Steps: Finish Up Your Essays

(Watch this video on YouTube) As the application period for the Texas Evening MBA, Texas MBA at Houston, Texas MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth, and Texas Executive MBA programs comes to an end this week, we want to offer you one

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Application To-Do List: Proofread Essays And Check Over Application

Look over your application again and ensure it is complete. This should be pretty easy to do, as all required fields in the application are properly flagged for your convenience (with red asterisks). Take advantage of the weekend to spend

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Application To-Do List: Finish Application And Essays

Now, let’s finish up the parts that are under your control. Today I would just encourage you to spend some time with your essays. If you have not finished them yet, complete them today. This will allow you to have

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2010 Application Essay Questions and Deadlines

As the summer is coming to an end, and our MBA students are settling back into their classes, we’re ramping up for the 2009-2010 admissions season.  The application for the fall 2010 will be launched in just a couple weeks,

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