• 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 statistical techniques that we learned in  class. Still, in the middle of this stress, our VP of Internal Affairs [...]

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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 reception in Terrance Murphy Hall; then moved to the Thornton Auditorium for a great show, full of creativity and good [...]

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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 an active member, I collaborated in most of the activities planned by the International Club. This spring, when applications for board positions were opened, [...]

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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 Research) course, we have learned that an essential part of business research involves collecting data that can be quantified [...]

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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 nightmare. We do not know how to approach somebody we haven’t met before, we do not know what [...]

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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 first year in the Full-time UST MBA program. Midterms this semester were not as [...]

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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. Faculty members are always looking for the best speakers that can complement the the lectures and in class discussion. This was the case [...]

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    • Feed My Starving Children: Eliminating starvation around the world

      Last Saturday a group of 15 Full-time UST MBA students, and some of their partners, had the opportunity to help improve the life of starving children around the world by working as volunteers at Feed My Starving Children. Among its other outreach, FMSC is helping relief efforts in Haiti after the earthquake there: When the [...]

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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 Reserach) clients. The list of clients this year was quite diverse, including Dairy Queen, Hennepin County Medical Center, internal University of St. [...]

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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 better. Our most challenging project for the next semester is our ABR (Applied Business Research) project. In [...]

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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 the next semester. Today we started J-term. During this period we are going to dedicate exclusively to our [...]

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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 students, and our final report and presentation for our LINKS project. The last one is going to be [...]

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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 wine and we ate the best appetizer in the Earth: fried brie cheese with raspberry sauce. [...]

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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 company. Also we visited the facilities and learned how they use renewable energy to run their operations [...]

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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 and prepare ourselves for the second half. Since the temperatures are getting lower, tomorrow we are [...]

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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 not only studying, we also are looking for our summer internships. So this week we went [...]

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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 was really hilarious! The movie theater is only 4 blocks away from our apartment, and this [...]

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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 sushi restaurant called “Azia” in Uptown. The food was amazing, not just the [...]

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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 went to have dinner with some new friends from first year and second [...]

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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 start thinking as a business person as well as building our relationships with our teammates. On [...]

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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 start our Launch Week, which is the orientation program for the Full-time UST MBA program.   I am [...]

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