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Student Organizations and the McCombs 2014 Marketing Conference

One of the best parts of being a new McCombs student is embracing the opportunity to join student organizations so that you can connect with other first- and second-year MBAs who are as passionate about specific career paths as you

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Full-Time MBA Application: Round 2 Roundup

It’s that time of year. As the end of 2014 approaches, you’re starting to make a list of all the things you need to take care of. Holiday presents? Got ‘em. Christmas dinner seating arrangements? Done. New Year’s outfit? Check.

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Top 7 Reasons to come to McCombs that you won’t find in Businessweek

Ah, the business school rankings… one of the necessary, yet sometimes misleading data points that prospective students peruse year after year with hopes of choosing the right business school for them.  Well, despite even the recent rankings shake-up, there are

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Management Consulting 101

Ever wanted to help an oil and gas company reduce its operational costs? Or wanted to help a consumer goods company analyze which segments it should expand its product portfolio to? Or wanted to help a bank target millennials more

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Posted in Academics, Austin, Career, Full-Time, Student Life

Ready, set, CASE!

One of the key takeaways from all my interactions with MBA students and alumni was to make the most of my time here and to manage my time effectively. Through it all: classes, homework, MBA+ project meetings, informational sessions, coffee

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Career and Networking: Leveraging Your Resources!

In a world revolving around “Time is Money”, leaving a paid job to pursue an MBA for two whole years clearly indicates our necessity to up the pace on our existing career graph, or plot a different career point on that graph –

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Knowledge Bomb

That about sums up my experiences during the first half of my fall semester and the close of final exams. I was told, re-told, and then told again that the first semester is a whirlwind. I was warned that I

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Still Here

Hello again! I realize it’s been ages since my last blog entry. Sorry about that. Between class, homework, studying, and everything else that makes up my life right now, I haven’t even had time to think about blogging let alone

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Posted in Academics, Austin, Executive, Mexico City, Student Life

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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