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The high price of loyalty

Have you heard about the approaching "Bank Transfer Day" — on which "thousands are signing up to leave large banks in favor of credit unions on or before Saturday, November 5"? It's no easy task to just...
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Rethinking your Weaknesses

This post comes from the “CareerLink” blog by the Graduate Business Career Services office in the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota. The idea of doubling your strengths...
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QS World MBA Tour visits Minneapolis on Friday

For more than a decade, the QS World MBA Tour has organized MBA fairs in major cities on every inhabited continent in the world.  While New York, London, Shanghai, and Buenos Aires have long been part of the...
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Intersections: Where theory and practice converge

Last week the Opus College of Business announced the launch of its "Intersections" speaker series. The four-part series for the 2011-2012 academic year will put top local executives and academics on the...
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Ask the Ethics Officer: Pulling Your Own Weight

Dear Ethics Officer, I have a group member who does not pull their weight, yet their name ends up on all group assignments. I want to learn to address this situation without conflict, so I know how to deal...
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Becoming a Social Entrepreneur

By Larissa Rodriguez, MBA (’11), a full-time marketing executive in the health care industry When I graduated with my MBA degree this past May, I expected to spend my first summer in three years enjoying a...
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Internships and networking go hand-in-hand

The Financial Times recently reported on the results of a Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) survey, which showed that MBA graduates who completed an internship during their studies were...
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Avoiding the snooze fest

This post is by Karin Gelschus, a student in the Evening UST MBA program. With less than a year to go, I’m counting the months until I can have my weeknights and weekends back. Besides the light at the end...
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There's a reason we pick what we pick.

The Star Tribune had a great article earlier this month digging in to why we, as consumers, make the choices we do—particularly as it comes to local businesses. "Our decisions about everything from beer to...