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Wash-(wow)-ington D.C!

The Washington Monument

The past few weeks have been eventful. For the first half of my spring break I was in Austin. I watched a Shakespeare play, went to a Broadway show ‘Wicked’ playing in Austin (enjoyed every second!), went to the graffiti

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Hindsight is 20/20 – Looking Back at 3 Underrated Pieces of Advice

Bright Idea

I’m so close to graduating from EMBA and wanted to share three areas of the program that I underrated in the first 18 months. #1 TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ALL THE EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITY OFFERINGS What? I know, you’re thinking, “How

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So Many Feelings.

Entering class.

My family and friends keep asking me how I feel; how I feel about my classes, how I feel about my teachers, how I feel about my exams, how I feel about my Master’s program. With so much going on

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The Journey So Far: Tips for Executive MBA Survival

The plague, the EMBA program - what's the difference, really?

As we’re about midway through the first semester, I can’t help but mimic the guy with the plague in Monty Python and the Holy Grail: “I’m not dead yet!” (Hopefully none of my classmates are hovering behind me muttering, “Yes

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Many ‘Multiple’ Things

Diwali Celebration during MBA Tuesday Coffee

So, I haven’t written in a long long time and have been asked about my latest blog by so many. Feels good, honestly, to know that you all enjoy my blogs and ‘wait’ for the next one. For a while

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Poker Face

Mid-terms

Starting grad school is sort of like playing cards. You know what you are getting into, you might hesitate at first, but you put on your poker face and look confident while you play the game. Well, unless you are

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The Six Stages of Midterms

When taking the plunge and enrolling in a professional MBA program, you’ve already decided you can easily juggle the workload, schoolwork, and family time. Sure, there is pre-work before the Austin Intensive as well as homework each week, but you

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A Reality Check: Midterms

We just completed our first semester of midterms.  Midterms came upon us seemingly out of the blue.  We started classes in Dallas and then it was time for some tests.  But I guess that’s what happens when your program only

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Finals Grades, Pitch Party, Veteran advice

Finals just finished last week, and we’ve already started on the new quarter. One of our professors told us that his wife never checked her grades throughout her MBA. I’ve decided to try that route and focus more on what

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Being 30 with homework.

This nostalgic Instagram filter is a lie.

Some youthful things make you feel young like water wars, animated films, and merry-go-rounds. Some youthful things make you feel old like well drinks, actual young people, and homework. I’m a 30 year-old woman with homework. While my peers continue

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