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McCombs takes home the win in the UNC National Real Estate Development Challenge!

This past week has been kind of a blur. After late nights at McCombs, early flights, and endless preparation for the UNC Real Estate Development Challenge, all of our hard work came together and really paid off. Out of 16

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Time to hang up my hardhat…

After an amazing summer here at Midway, my internship has finally come to an end. Going in on May 21st was so exciting… and now 14 weeks, involvement on 6 different development projects, and many new professional relationships later… it

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Summer Internship in Real Estate Development

Hello, readers! Long time since my last post… and it seems that I write that every time I post. I will do my best to make sure that changes, but you will see as an MBA student (and summer intern)

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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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A real estate student with some free time

Hello, blogosphere! I know it has been a while since my last post (…wow… November!) so let me tell you what all has been going on in my student life. First of all… Finals. We all know how that goes, so

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A Top MBA and Home Ownership? One Student’s Surprising Discovery

Upon relocating to Austin from Washington DC, MBA/Advertising Dual Degree Candidate Dan Driscoll was shocked at how low the cost of living was compared to other large cities. Excited about the opportunity to be homeowners, Dan and his fiancée, who

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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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A Second Year Update

Somewhere near the end of what seemed like our year long Christmas break, I realized that I had one semester left in this extravagant trip we call business school. In addition to a little enjoyment of six weeks of leisure,

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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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Goodbye Mississippi…..Welcome back to Austin…Now get back to work

Welcome back to Austin, with all of its lovely and quirky intricacies… get back to work as you apparently may not have that time to enjoy it….. It’s been quite a whirlwind of a two week period: Finished up my

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