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Conquering a Finance Case Challenge

I recently participated in the 2015 Finance Challenge, where I joined a team with three of my classmates in analyzing a business valuation case study and presented our solutions to a panel of judges. Here are my top five favorite moments

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Many ‘Multiple’ Things

Diwali Celebration during MBA Tuesday Coffee

So, I haven’t written in a long long time and have been asked about my latest blog by so many. Feels good, honestly, to know that you all enjoy my blogs and ‘wait’ for the next one. For a while

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Posted in Academics, Career, Full-Time, Student Orgs

Dark Was the Night

The resting position.

“Your team is falling apart. You’re wandering around in a daze, dragging ass and staring at the ground thinking, ‘man, this sucks.’ You think this sucks, huh? Well, now it’s gonna.” 9am. Entering the 9th hour. Our team is soaking

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ULI/Gerald D. Hines Urban Design Competition

Hello, readers! As promised in my last post, I am here to tell you about my excellent adventure with the Hines ULI Real Estate Competition! This November, my beloved Mentor/Peer Advisor/Graduate Real Estate Society President talked me into participating in

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McCombs hosts the National Real Estate Challenge

Last week, McCombs had the pleasure of hosting 16 teams from the top MBA programs in the country to compete in the National Real Estate Challenge sponsored by companies like Morgan Stanley, The Blackstone Group, Hines, Prudential Real Estate Investors, JLL, Cerberus

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Week in Review

Schedules I get asked by a lot of prospective students about an average day or week at McCombs.  Here are some examples of things going on this past week for me: -My classes Strategy Management (Core) Performance Management and Control

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Women at McCombs (and other October fun)

One of the best aspects of business school is that no two weeks are ever the same. The constant balancing of classwork, recruiting, student organizations, community events, and social events ensures that each week is uniquely unpredictable. Last week was no

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

The Challenge, The Case and The Cook

I am writing this post from the Reliant Study Center where I have been camping for the past four hours trying to calm myself before a great wave of awesomeness overwhelms me. Does that mean anything? Am I getting delirious

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Globally Challenged

When I was applying to business school one of the most frequently referenced phenomena were “overnight case competitions”. Essentially students form groups of 4-5, receive a case at 7pm, work the case through the night, and then present a perfectly

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Our Very Own National Championship and the Ensuing Break

An integral part of my baptism into the real estate world has been the graduate school “real estate challenge”. We’ve all done them….and we’ve all lost a number of days out of our lives to them, but when it comes

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