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Toast-Worthy: Four JSOM clubs earn national recognition
Toast-Worthy: Four JSOM clubs earn national recognition

Since 2011, Jindal School students have had the opportunity to enhance their classroom experience by joining one of four Toastmasters International clubs on campus.

Written by Jeanne SpreierJuly 5
OWLIE Awards Recognize Exceptional Service to Jindal School
OWLIE Awards Recognize Exceptional Service to Jindal School

The fourth annual OWLIE Awards swooped down on the Davidson Auditorium on April 17 to recognize students, faculty, staff and alumni for their exceptional service to the Naveen Jindal School of Management.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamApril 26
Enrolling in the MS in Accounting Cohort: Outstanding Support for a Leap of Faith
Enrolling in the MS in Accounting Cohort: Outstanding Support for a Leap of Faith

Unlike most students who attend a graduate program, I had been in the workforce for six years before making the decision to return to school to earn my master’s degree.

Written by Timothy TruongOctober 24
Maximize Your JSOM Marketing Experience: Check Out These Clubs and Organizations
Maximize Your JSOM Marketing Experience: Check Out These Clubs and Organizations

Dallas-Fort Worth clubs and national marketing organizations that marketing students should consider attending or joining. If you at the graduate level, networking with industry professionals should be one of your top priorities.

Written by Alex EdselSeptember 19
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
A Letter to the Business Analyst of the Future
A Letter to the Business Analyst of the Future

UT Dallas software engineering and information technology and management alumnus shares his perspective on what the next generation Business Analyst could face after graduation.

Written by Atanas HansenJune 5
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
Freshman Opportunities at the Jindal School
Freshman Opportunities at the Jindal School

Find out how easy it is to join student organizations by reading the freshman opportunities offered at the Jindal School!

Written by Timothy MontequinSeptember 30
Keep Your Hunger in Check with Unibees
Keep Your Hunger in Check with Unibees

Where there is free food, there are college students. Knowing this universal truth, three JSOM students created a mobile app that will change your life!

Written by Linh P. NguyenSeptember 15
Take the Next Step... With ALPFA
Take the Next Step... With ALPFA

What you put into your education is what you will get out. Start by grabbing life by the horns and join ALPFA today!

Written by Jennifer GarciaSeptember 13
How To Excel At Showing Your Skills: Gauri Kadu Part 2
How To Excel At Showing Your Skills: Gauri Kadu Part 2

If you’re an undergraduate student, you’ve probably thought once or twice about when to apply for internships. Haven’t gotten there yet? Read on in this two-part series with Gauri Kadu.

Written by Prithvi PersadMarch 30
Jindal School Collaborates with Kwest App for #JSOM40 Scavenger Hunt
Jindal School Collaborates with Kwest App for #JSOM40 Scavenger Hunt

MS Innovation and Entrepreneurship students Andrew Brown and Omeed Shams created an innovative app with big plans to change the way we all explore the world. Join us in our very own JSOM digital scavenger hunt starting March 28th!

Written by Kelsi EdwardsMarch 11
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
My Journey through Leadership and Beta Alpha Psi
My Journey through Leadership and Beta Alpha Psi

John Phelan became the president of Beta Alpha Psi and realized his goal towards leadership will be a lifelong journey. In the meantime, enjoy this post written about the accounting and finance honor society.

Written by John PhelanFebruary 22
Dapo Ogunfeitimi's Summer Internship at Ernst & Young
Dapo Ogunfeitimi's Summer Internship at Ernst & Young

Accounting and finance major, Dapo Ogunfeitimi, reveals his summer internship experience at Ernst and Young in this video interview.

Written by Gaby MokryFebruary 19
Starting Your Own Business Is Tough, But Not Impossible
Starting Your Own Business Is Tough, But Not Impossible

The last thing anyone would expect you as a college student to do is start your own business. But Justin Ehlert proves that although it may be tough, it's not impossible.

Written by Justin EhlertFebruary 17
Traveling to China with Dean Pirkul
Traveling to China with Dean Pirkul

Hua Bai felt lucky to travel to China with Dean Hasan Pirkul last year. In this post, Hua tells us about the management wisdom she received from the Dean as well as some "Pirkulisms" she picked up.

Written by Hua BaiFebruary 12
Get Out of Your Comfort Zone, Take Risks and Do More Than Expected
Get Out of Your Comfort Zone, Take Risks and Do More Than Expected

As a Jindal Career Management Center career advisor, Sherri Cook works with students each day who are very busy. Meet Fredi Garcia, who learned how to get out of his comfort zone, take risks and do more than expected.

Written by Sherri CookFebruary 5
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
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
Jindal School Entrepreneurs Wow Judges at UT Dallas Business Idea Competition
Jindal School Entrepreneurs Wow Judges at UT Dallas Business Idea Competition

The winning ventures of the UT Dallas version of “Shark Tank,” the 2015 Business Idea Competition, used technology, one to improve efficiencies in the transport industry and the other to create a more connected home, vehicle and entertainment center.

Written by Jill GlassDecember 16
Fun Things To Do As a UT Dallas Student
Fun Things To Do As a UT Dallas Student

For those of you who aren’t from the Dallas area, you may be wondering, “What do college students do around here for fun?” Not to fret. Healthcare Management student, Michael Nguyen is here to tell you!

Written by Michael NguyenDecember 11
The Five Worst Things about Studying Abroad
The Five Worst Things about Studying Abroad

This past summer, Michelle Abuda did more traveling in three months than she did in her entire life. Read to find out about the traveling woes Michelle had learned on her study abroad trip!

Written by Michelle AbudaDecember 7
JSOM Team Places Third in Real Estate Competition
JSOM Team Places Third in Real Estate Competition

A team of four JSOM students placed third in the annual real estate case study competition winning $2,000 and student ICSC memberships for a year! How they got there wasn't a walk in the park. Read more to see what these students went through.

Written by Kris ImherrDecember 4
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
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

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