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HMBA Prom: Hula with Barua!

2014 Students & Dates

HMBA? Prom? Hula? Barua?? Did any word in the title make any sense? Probably not! Let me break it down for you. Who: HMBA = Houston [Texas] MBA, which includes both the first-years and the second-years and their guests. Barua

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Houston TXMBAs Are Philanthropic!

Shell Houston Open Back in March, Texas MBA students Sheryl Byrd, Casey Hinson, Linda Ly, and Lisa Richardson, along with Rice MBA students Travis, Ildako, Juan, and Michael, volunteered at the Shell Houston Open golf tournament to raise over $500

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Globetrotting, Ghana & Going Back to Work

Trashy Bags Company Visit

We are officially 2nd years! When did that happen? The end of the semester was a whirlwind with finals, papers and an awesome scavenger hunt. The scavenger hunt was definitely a highlight of the spring semester as we got to

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Posted in Full-Time, Global Trip, Internship, Student Life

The MBA Partner

Someone much wiser than me once said, “behind every successful man is a woman.” We can extrapolate for this blog and say: “behind every successful MBA student is a supportive partner.” I use the term “partner” loosely—he or she may

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Posted in Career, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, 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

My So-Called Social Life

It’s surprising to think the spring semester is almost over for us Houston folks. With one final down, one take-home final, one presentation and report left to go, the light at the end of the tunnel is shining bright. With

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An UnBelizable Time!

I cannot stop raving about Spring Break. I would almost tell people considering going to school to come back just for Spring Break. That might be a little dramatic but really Spring Break was such a nice time to recharge

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A Quick Recap

It has been way too long since my last post. It’s scary to think that my second semester is almost halfway done. Let me try to quickly catch you up on what I’ve been doing. The second half of last

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B.A.D.’s Guide to Cheap Living

In New York over Christmas break, I wandered into the Barnes & Noble on Union Square and came across a book called Broke-ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in New York.  Stuart Schuffman, three years my senior, had apparently already

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