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Happy New Year, y’all! It is hard to believe that the class of 2016 is already one quarter of the way through the McCombs MBA program. Looking back on the first semester I can confidently say that it was, at

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Student Organizations and the McCombs 2014 Marketing Conference

One of the best parts of being a new McCombs student is embracing the opportunity to join student organizations so that you can connect with other first- and second-year MBAs who are as passionate about specific career paths as you

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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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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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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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Semester Recap


I’ve officially attended my last class at McCombs. Crazy. Wait, you may be saying to yourself, since when do people graduate in December? Not to worry, I’m not done with school but my next post will be from…the University of

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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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2nd Year vs. 1st Year

New Toy from the Texas State Fair

How is the semester already half over? People said 2nd year is easier than the 1st and in some ways it is. I am definitely still busy though! Classes I thought I missed my cohort last spring since we only

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18 Signs that You’re a Second Year Texas MBA at Houston Student

I Regret Nothing - Friends GIF

Welcome back, class of 2014! Finally, we are no longer the new kids on the block! (refrains self from singing…) In the spirit of two of my favorite time-killing websites, Buzzfeed and Imgur, here is a handy list to help

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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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