Personal Improvement

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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
Expand Your Professional Network with the LinkedIn of JSOM
Expand Your Professional Network with the LinkedIn of JSOM

Expand beyond your professional network by getting connected with JindalConnect, the LinkedIn of JSOM!

Written by Jeanne SpreierMarch 15
Balancing Life as a Nova Ambassador
Balancing Life as a Nova Ambassador

How do you balance school with work and extracurricular activities, especially being a Nova student ambassador? Time management is key but there are other elements to it.

Written by Munashe ChandoFebruary 10
How Volunteering Helped Guide My Career
How Volunteering Helped Guide My Career

Did you know volunteering can help you acquire new skills? Take it from Jiana who has been forever changed through public service acts and volunteering which lead to guiding her career.

Written by Jiana KhazmaFebruary 2
Goal Inspiration for 2017
Goal Inspiration for 2017

Have you made (and kept) your New Year's resolutions? Setting goals for yourself like you would provide in a business plan is the first step to improving yourself long term. Ready, set, GOAL!

Written by Michelle AbudaJanuary 24
Overcoming Fears of Moving Starting at Home
Overcoming Fears of Moving Starting at Home

In this post, undergraduate Munashe Chando gives you suggestions to overcome your fears of moving by doing three things starting in your hometown. Read to find out!

Written by Munashe ChandoNovember 14
Top Books for Business Majors
Top Books for Business Majors

Many of life’s lessons are learned outside the classroom. However, learning new concepts by reading articles and books will help you grow as you go, too. Read the top books for business majors, recommended by our faculty!

Written by Gaby MokryApril 6
How To Break Through In Your Industry
How To Break Through In Your Industry

No matter what career field you’re in, there are several ways to break through in your industry. Gaby Mokry will give you five ways to help you break through, show your skills and pay dividends in this blog post.

Written by Gaby MokryMarch 15
The Unspoken Expectations
The Unspoken Expectations

There are three traits that make a person successful in a career: capabilities, opportunities and passion. Have the skills without the passion? You may need to rethink your career path.

Written by Sherri CookFebruary 29
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
Top Sales Student Transformed Adversity into Opportunities
Top Sales Student Transformed Adversity into Opportunities

One of the top students in the Professional Sales Concentration has had an extreme past but is transforming adversity into opportunity. Rising star, Kathryn McCord, will surprise you with her story.

Written by Donna Steph RianFebruary 1
Three Lessons I’ve Learned From Toastmasters
Three Lessons I’ve Learned From Toastmasters

While some people clamor for an audience, others downright fear it. Read about the lessons Caryn Berardi learned from the University Toastmasters club, a public speaking organization on UT Dallas campus.

Written by Caryn BerardiJanuary 25
Travel Advice for Conferences and Competitions
Travel Advice for Conferences and Competitions

As you attend out-of-town events for the University, you will get used to networking and meeting so many people at once. Make great connections, represent the school well and good luck with your travels!

Written by Michelle AbudaJanuary 13
How To Excel At Showing Your Skills
How To Excel At Showing Your Skills

If you’re an undergraduate student, you’ve probably thought once or twice about what you’ll do when you’re ready to apply for internships. Haven’t gotten there yet? Read Prithvi's interview to gain insight.

Written by Prithvi PersadDecember 14
Espresso with Monica Powell - Part 2
Espresso with Monica Powell - Part 2

As promised, we now bring you the intense finale of this interview, may the force be with you as you enjoy reading this interview with Dr. Powell!

Written by Devi Priya KaruppiahDecember 2
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
Is Followership the New Leadership?
Is Followership the New Leadership?

How do you define a leader and a follower and their roles in the business world? Do you see yourself as one more than the other? Caryn Berardi explains in this week's post!

Written by Caryn BerardiNovember 17
Espresso with Monica Powell - Part 1
Espresso with Monica Powell - Part 1

Who is Monica Powell, you may ask? There's more to her than just being the Senior Associate Dean. Read on to learn about her quirky side!

Written by Devi Priya KaruppiahNovember 4

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