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

Exploring Austin’s Organized Awesomeness

A lot of my first three months in Austin have been spent on campus, at McCombs. Whether I am going to class, working on group projects, going to networking events or just hanging out with classmates, I seem to find

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

My First McCombs Halloween!

My friends and I often talk about how easy it is to revert back to being a student once you’re back in school. My diet has returned to Ramen, beer, and since we’re in Austin, a whole lot of breakfast

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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

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

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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Posted in Academics, Career, Student Life, Uncategorized

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
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