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McCombs Student Adventures: Marathons & Ski Trips

Before I started at McCombs, I wondered if my friendships and connections with fellow students would begin and end in the classroom. You often hear stories of the competitiveness of certain business schools, and that can breed animosity and force

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Posted in Diversity, Events, Full-Time, Student Life, Student Orgs

International Life at McCombs

In the Texas MBA program, we pride ourselves on being truly global. The most treasured element of our global identity is our international student community. At about 24% of the class, they represent many countries across the continents and create

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

National Career Fairs: Getting the Jump on the Job Hunt

If you’re interested in opportunities with big companies that don’t recruit at McCombs, you can get a jump on hunting season (for internships and jobs, that is) by attending the national MBA conferences and career expos. These fall events rotate

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Posted in Career, Diversity, Student Life

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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Evening And Executive MBA Women’s Forum

By Amber Lyons, Texas Evening MBA Class of 2013 Saturday, January 26th marked the second annual Texas Evening (TEMBA) and Executive (EMBA) MBA Women’s Forum in Austin, Texas. The event was an all-day affair that drew some of the most talented business

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Food, Food and Food

This post focuses on events with a common theme: food. They all also happen to be a good representation of typical events in my life and the MBA experience! International Night As Erin’s earlier post discussed, international night was filled

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

International Night 2012

As you probably know by now, McCombs has a very diverse group of students from all over the world.  One of the best ways to showcase all of the cultures and backgrounds that make up McCombs is International Night, an

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2013 Texas MBA at Dallas-Fort Worth Women’s Forum

This post is courtesy of Allison Kroll, a member of the Texas MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth class of 2013. Last Saturday we hosted the second annual Women’s Forum for the Texas MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth program. This is a day-long recruiting event

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Posted in Dallas/Fort Worth, Diversity, Events

What does “non-traditional” student mean?

I had planned on writing a post on adjusting back to the student life, but fellow blogger Lisa beat me to it. If you haven’t read it yet, read it here as she absolutely nailed how a lot of us

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Posted in Diversity, Full-Time

Something there is that doesn’t love a wall….*

* The first line of Robert Frost’s Mending Wall. I know it’s not been a while since my last post. But I had to write. There is so much going on around me. I have very many things to talk

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