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Baseball break

The last month was very demanding for all full-time MBA students. We were in the last stage of our ABR projects: the quantitative analysis. We had a huge amount of data that to analyze with several...
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Funny Follies Finished Friday

Last Friday students, faculty and staff of the UST Full-time MBA program got together in a more informal setting to relax and share some laughs at the Follies 2010. The evening started with a networking...
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I'm getting involved with UST MBA clubs

The Full-time UST MBA program offers students several ways of getting involved with the community, like participating in clubs and the Student Association. Although, during my first semester I didn't become...
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For whom the survey polls

In a restaurant, in a hotel, on the Internet – almost anywhere – we are constantly invited to take surveys.  Sometimes we take them, but we think “What is this for?” In our ABR (Applied Business...
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Networking: It works!

From our career services staff to our professors, everyone has the same piece of advice for us when looking for our internships: “Work on your networking.” For some of us this is the start of our worst...
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Spring is here!

Spring is already here! No more snow and cold weather. But spring means more than that to us, it means that we finished the first half of our second semester. We are only one month and half away to finish our...
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Real-world perspectives on market research

I appreciate how the Full-time UST MBA program offers a combination of academics and professional experience. An example of this is the integration of special speakers’ days into the regular class schedule....
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Getting started on my second semester

This week we finished our two-week J-term fresh with the leadership and communication skills needed to start and succeed in our second semester. On Wednesday we were assigned to our ABR (Applied Business...
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New Challenges

Yesterday we finished our first week of J-term. We have each been assigned to new groups for the Spring Semester. During this week he had some team building activities that allowed us to get to know each other...
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Happy New Year!

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2010! I hope everyone had great holidays. My husband and I traveled back home to spend the holidays with our family and friends and just came back last Thursday to start preparing ourselves for...
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Project report as the semester winds down

We are only three weeks away from our finals. And we have two projects to deliver before December 10: a statistics project, which is based on a survey that we designed and distributed among faculty, staff and...
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A busy week for a student

This week a lot of things happened. First on Wednesday my husband and I celebrated our fourth month of marriage. And we went to a great pub just one block away from the university, The Newsroom. We drank some...
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Professional Fridays: Great River Energy

This week was really fun. On Friday, as part of our Professional Fridays, we went to Great River Energy. We had the opportunity to learn about the energy business directly from one of the top executives of the...
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We survived midterms!

Midterms were pretty intensive. It’s not easy to study for the exams and at the same time prepare for each class. But know we are almost halfway done with the semester. This weekend we can relax a little bit...
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Midterms Approach

Today my husband and I are celebrating our third month of marriage. I cannot believe it!!! Just three months ago we were in Venezuela single. And now we are in Minnesota, married and doing our MBA. But we are...
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The results are in on our first quarter of LINKS

Yeahhh! We made 1.7 million dollars in our first quarter! And we have the second biggest market share! Not bad at all. (Too bad that is only a simulation.) Yesterday we went to see the movie The Hangover. It...
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The UST Business Simulation

We have been busy this week. We are still adjusting to the workload. It is not easy to come back to school after four years. But we still have time to go out with our friends! Yesterday we went to this great...
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One Week Done!

The first week is over. It was really good (of course was a short one). The professors are really nice. I thought it would be hard for us due to the language and everything, but it was not. Also on Friday we...
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Launch Week Reflections

We finished our Launch Week. It was really intensive! We had to prepare a marketing plan presentation for the Dean in just 3 days. It was stressful but at the same time really exciting because it allowed us to...
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Starting my MBA

August 30th, 2009 Tomorrow is the big day!  My husband (who is also a first-year MBA student) and I arrived from Venezuela three days ago and have been settling in to life in Minnesota.  We are going to...