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Recruiting Pep Talk

Be prepared- It is nerve racking coming into an event trying to make a good impression on an employer. Being prepared will ease your fears, and let you focus on what you are there to do. Being prepared goes farther beyond company research, being prepared means also know your own schedule and accommodating your recruiting […]

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Akwaaba!

This December, I will be going to the Central Region of Ghana through Global Brigades on a microfinance brigade with a number of other students from the University of Texas.  I usually am not one to step out of my comfort zone in such a bold manner, but coming to the end of my college […]

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Czech it Out- Cultural Excursions

Yet another installment of my summer abroad experience! While in the study abroad program, you have a cultural liaison who is affiliated with UT (usually a masters or PhD student) that is familiar with the culture and fluent in the language. Your liaison is responsible for organizing cultural events every week so you get a […]

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Czech it Out- Guided Weekend Excursion

This past summer, the Paris and Prague MPA Summer Programs offered a UT led cultural excursion for the first weekend of the program. The one we went on for the Prague program was fantastic, and it included visiting the following places: (Warning, this blog post is mostly pictures, because they do such a better job […]

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Czech it Out – UT Classes Abroad

Visiting the Skoda manufacturing floor in our Safety Gear

As I said in my earlier blog, the MPA summer programs allow you to take two accounting elective courses in a foreign country: one led by UT faculty, and one led by faculty at the host university. I’ve already discussed the Czech faculty I had the privilege of taking classes with, so now it’s time […]

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