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

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

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

Blue and Orange

This blog is not about school. I thought I would write about something else for a change. So here I am, talking about Texas! It is right now the season of Bluebonnets. I have seen those on medians on highways.

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Posted in Austin, Student Life

Semester Recap


I’ve officially attended my last class at McCombs. Crazy. Wait, you may be saying to yourself, since when do people graduate in December? Not to worry, I’m not done with school but my next post will be from…the University of

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Posted in Austin, Full-Time, Student Life, Student Orgs

They’re called “Intensives” for a reason

My mom is really hoping I won't fail.

I’m Ivy Le. I’m an entrepreneur running a print, design, and content marketing shop in Austin, but I’m better known by search engines as the beer reporter for the Austin Chronicle, which I was until this week, when I became

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Posted in Austin, Evening

Ready to Get Started with the MBA Experience

Officially a Texas resident! My first day in Austin meant a trip to the tax office to register my car.

I had an epiphany in the winter of 2012. After three years in the “real world,” I was ready to shift the direction of my career and take a massive leap of faith into an MBA program. Thus began my

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Posted in Austin, Full-Time

The Start of a New Journey

first day at mccombs

July 30th, 8AM: Here I was, standing in front of the big statue – the Family Group – at the Red McCombs School of Business, impatiently searching through the emails on my phone to find the venue of my first

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Posted in Austin, Diversity, Full-Time, Student Life


Austin Skyline

A lot has happened in the past two months. The most important thing – I am half done with my MBA! Time does fly by fast around here. I can vividly remember my first day at school, next thing I

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

Sprint to the Finish

I asked several classmates what the topic of my next blog post should be and there was no real consensus. Actually several of them said I should write about the 2nd years leaving and how much we will all miss

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Posted in Austin, Full-Time, Student Life, Student Orgs
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