The Street, a financial news Web site, included Austin in its list of top 10 cities “poised for greatness” in 2012 based on financial forecasts. Most notable is Austin’s low unemployment rate, low home prices, a blend of state jobs and private-sector employment and support from the University of Texas at Austin.
As we've said time and time again, one of the benefits of the MPA program is that it's located smack dab in the heart of Austin. Austin is a fantastic place to be due to its relatively mild weather (or at least lack of extreme cold), great food, natural beauty, distinct charm, and more. So, in case you need more evidence of Austin's prowess, I
In my opinion, it's almost never too late to change something and there's always plenty more to learn. On the change front, two of my forward looking plans have already been scratched. First, I am not going to Buenos Aires this summer. Second, I did not attend a single SXSW event. The beauty of the latter is that the job offer I've accepted is
We live in a society where we are taught from a young age to be ready for the real world. "You're an adult," I have been told many times, "you have to act like one now." It is not an overstatement to say that we have ALL heard that saying, or some variation of it. The pressure is - and always has been - on us. With being an adult com
Let's all be real for a quick second. As third and fourth-year MPAs, we hear all kinds of rumors and gossip about internship experiences. We never know who is exaggerating and who is telling the cold, hard truth. Well I cannot speak for everyone in what I am about to say, but I am going to go through some things I heard before my internship and tell you
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