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Powering Through JSOM as a Working Student Part II
Powering Through JSOM as a Working Student Part II

UTD alumna, Kelly Corsi, who worked full-time student during her undergraduate and graduate years. Read this interview to know the challenges she faced and what kept her motivated during school.

Written by MaJennine ManinangJuly 25
How to Stay in Touch After Graduation
How to Stay in Touch After Graduation

The connections you make while in school are invaluable, and there are many ways to maintain those relationships.

Written by Michelle AbudaJuly 18
Redefining the strategic role of HR
Redefining the strategic role of HR

HR must understand the heartbeat of the organization and translate back to the CEO how employees are embracing and adapting to the constant change that businesses are experiencing nowadays.

Written by Larry SolomonJuly 7
Making the Most of a Summer Without an Internship
Making the Most of a Summer Without an Internship

No internship this Summer? These are 5 ways you can spend your summer that will help you look great for future internship and job interviews

Written by Michelle AbudaJuly 5
How to Effectively Network
How to Effectively Network

You might have a stack of business cards at the end of the night, but would you be comfortable contacting those individuals in the future?

Written by Michelle AbudaJuly 4
Writing Your EMBA Admissions Essay: What Schools Expect
Writing Your EMBA Admissions Essay: What Schools Expect

Your graduate program admissions essay will land in the hands of an admissions officer and they will spend five minutes reading it. Get to know what EMBA admissions counselors are expecting from your essay and tips to make it stand out.

Written by Keypath EducationJune 20
EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Visits to Incheon Port and TOPIS
EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Visits to Incheon Port and TOPIS

EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Visits to Incheon Port and TOPIS

Written by Pamela Foster BradyJune 16
Why Is Campus Involvement Important?
Why Is Campus Involvement Important?

Jindal School alumni shares her experience of how joining different organizations outside of class, learning qualitative skills and meeting different people can help you grow both personally and professionally.

Written by Michelle AbudaJune 9
What They DON’T Teach You in Grad School
What They DON’T Teach You in Grad School

Helpful tips to know what they DON’T teach you in grad school.

Written by Gaby MokryDecember 5
A Primer on Military Holidays
A Primer on Military Holidays

Learn the differences between the 3 military holidays--Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Armed Forces Day--and what (and what not) to say on each of these days.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamNovember 10
Think Strategically When Deciding What to Wear to Class
Think Strategically When Deciding What to Wear to Class

Next time you step foot in the management school, you may want to think strategically when deciding what to wear to class.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamNovember 2
Excessive Headphone Usage on Campus Could Hinder Success
Excessive Headphone Usage on Campus Could Hinder Success

Thought putting in your headphones was harmless? Think again. Excessive headphone usage could damage your health and hinder your success.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamOctober 12
How to Make the Most of your College Summers
How to Make the Most of your College Summers

After successfully completing the first year of college, students are faced with the task of deciding how to spend their time during the summer break. Read Patrick Sarman's list of options to make your college summers productive!

Written by Patrick SarmanMarch 17
Passing the GMAT with Savvy Study Skills
Passing the GMAT with Savvy Study Skills

Passing the GMAT seems like a daunting task at first, but with these savvy study skills provided by alumna Michelle Abuda, you'll be at ease preparing for the exam!

Written by Michelle AbudaFebruary 25
Do-It-Yourself Yearbook with an Online Photo Book
Do-It-Yourself Yearbook with an Online Photo Book

Yearbooks are so last century so you should create your own yearbook with an online photo book. Jeanne Spreier gives you a step-by-step guide to turn your college photos into memories that last.

Written by Jeanne SpreierFebruary 9
How to Survive Your Freshman Year
How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Freshman year can be very intimidating and exciting at the same time. Disha Patel gives us the scoop on ways to beat freshman woes.

Written by Disha PatilJanuary 20
Free Dallas Area Places to Take Visiting Family
Free Dallas Area Places to Take Visiting Family

The parents have decided to spend a weekend with you to “visit Dallas.” Take notes as you plan to to serve as a tour guide, in addition to your job as student.

Written by Jeanne SpreierJanuary 11
The Emotional Story Behind Management School
The Emotional Story Behind Management School

For this JSOM student, the Comet Experience was something so much more than expected. Drift along this story to learn the emotional side of management school.

Written by Amisha SinghNovember 30
Things I Wish I Had Done My Freshman Year
Things I Wish I Had Done My Freshman Year

College is a time of great change and excitement — but don’t forget to look around and enjoy everything that’s going on around you! Read on to learn how to not skip a beat.

Written by Kelcey PiperNovember 23
Great Gift Ideas for College Students
Great Gift Ideas for College Students

Forget cash and gift cards. Everyone — even a super-cynical college student — enjoys the thrill of unwrapping a beautiful box during the holidays. Here are college-kid approved ideas for great gifts.

Written by Jeanne SpreierNovember 13
Off The Beaten Path: Lessons Beyond The Classroom
Off The Beaten Path: Lessons Beyond The Classroom

In the latest installment of her series entitled, "Off The Beaten Path" Graduate Dean Monica Powell shares some of the most important things that you can't learn in class.

Written by Monica PowellOctober 26
Weird Ways to Make Extra Money
Weird Ways to Make Extra Money

Are you strapped for cash this semester? Check out this list of weird ways to make extra money and put some extra cash in your pocket.

Written by Jill GlassOctober 2
Managing the Crossroads
Managing the Crossroads

Have you found yourself standing at a crossroads in life? Check out these helpful tips from the honor program's associate director, Caryn Berardi, to set yourself on the right path.

Written by Caryn BerardiSeptember 18
Ten Top Dorm Room Storage Tips
Ten Top Dorm Room Storage Tips

Finding storage space in your dorm room can seem like a challenge. Instead of cramming things into every nook and cranny, check out these ten top dorm room storage tips to keep your space calm, cute, and clean.

Written by Jeanne SpreierAugust 19

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