Blog Archives

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

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Austin, Evening

So It Begins…

New friends, one big trivia team

Ah, MBA orientation. It’s that special time when we quit our jobs and descend upon Austin, looking to begin our new lives as eager students making their triumphant return to academia. I arrived shortly before orientation began, and was immediately

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Full-Time, Student Life

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

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Austin, Full-Time

It Finally Begins

The first week of classes is over, and it is hard to believe that just a year ago I was working on my application to McCombs. The application process had me excited about where an MBA would take my career,

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Austin, Full-Time

“Hi, I’m Shelby!”

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve introduced myself to classmates, significant others or neighbors over the past few weeks. I also can’t tell you how difficult it is to remember everyone you’ve met! As I continue to learn

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Full-Time

266 New Friends – Build That Network!

I like meeting new friends… I enjoy the company of a lot of different types of people… overall, I consider myself a pretty friendly guy. Do you believe me? I would believe me, but I’m in business school now and

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Full-Time, Student Life

Texas MBA Orientation – Class of 2013

MBA Orientation – what a whirlwind!!! DAY ONE Ah… the feelings of going back to school. Excitement, anticipation, nerves, and of course the long stares into one’s closet wondering, “What am I going to wear!?” I experienced all of these

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Academics, Events, Full-Time, Student Life

Double Rainbow: My Texas MBA Orientation Experience

Orientation.  What did I think it was going to be?  I figured it would be a lot of sitting in an auditorium talking about future classes and making semi-awkward introductions with new classmates.  Beyond that, I wasn’t really sure.  In

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Full-Time, Student Life

And so my McCombs experience begins…

After those endless nights writing and re-writing application essays, polishing resumes, practicing interview questions sitting with friends at Starbucks, I was finally accepted to McCombs. Whew! And then breaking the news to my family and friends, later to my boss,

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Academics, Full-Time

Swimming in the Flood

Over the last couple of months I have had “Manners”, the debut full-length release by current indie favorite Passion Pit, in heavy rotation on my Ipod. I guess I have a thing for synth-heavy electro pop. For more on their

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Academics, Full-Time, Student Life
Texas MBA on Facebook Texas MBA on Twitter Texas MBA on YouTube Texas MBA on Instagram Texas MBA on Pinterest Texas MBA on Google+ McCombs School of Business on LinkedIn

Categories

Clear Admit Fridays On The Frontline
ChatClick here to chat!+