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Take it from me…clichés

Take it from me, poor use of clichés indicates an inability to think outside the box and is not a value-add to your application.
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The joy of Spring

A little down because of our cold and snowy winter? Never fear, Dave Nimmer counsels today in The Scroll. Winter is just about over, to be replaced by a glorious spring full of tulips and tomatoes and Frisbees and just being lazy in the great outdoors.
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Toyota’s challenge

This entire crisis for Toyota is a live-action case study and I'm sure that for years to come students in MBA and business communication classes at UST and elsewhere will examine how well the company handled the situation.
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Innovative Leadership – Office Hours?

After about a month on the job, I realized that our current students, although clearly the central reason for our existence, were at risk of falling out of my field of vision.

UST Triumphs in ACG Cup Finals

Congratulations to Full-time UST MBA students Ahmed El Shourbagy, John Quinn, and Jake Heidkamp, who placed first in the ACG Cup finals yesterday.
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Social Media, Free Speech, and the Ethical Corporation

This competition is a compelling opportunity to present before and network with before senior industry leaders. Even more impressively however, the winning All-Star Team will represent UST's Full-time MBA program in the National Business Ethics Case Competition in the fall of 2010 in Nashville.
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Report from the UST MBA International Club

The International Club, whose mission is to, among other things, foster stronger ties between international and native born UST MBA students through the promotion of culture awareness; and provide opportunities to network with leaders and share valuable leadership strategies, experiences and ideas, held a variety of activities for its members and all Full-time UST MBA students this fall.
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Groundhogs Don’t lie

Darcy Haubrick is really tired of winter. So tired that she is thinking of looking for her first post-graduate job in a much warmer climate. But then, she writes today in The Scroll, she remembers everything she would miss about Minnesota winters.
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Money is too Controlling in Division I Athletics

Dave Nimmer is fed up with the money that dominates big-time football, especially Division I athletics and the NFL. And that, he writes today in The Scroll, is why he has even greater appreciation for the emphasis on student athletes at Division III schools such as St. Thomas.
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Premier MBA Competition Comes to UST

The ACG Cup is a case study competition hosted by the Association for Corporate Growth that is designed to give students from leading MBA programs across the country real world experience and invaluable insights into mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, financial advisory and private equity.
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Minneapolis Downtown Council Annual Meeting

Members of the council provided updates about current initiatives to make downtown Minneapolis better for residents and visitors alike, as well as highlights about events that took place during the past year.
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Minnesota AMA Mixer

The Full-time and Evening UST MBA programs are sponsoring the Minnesota AMA’s marketing socials this year, and we hope to see some of our blog readers at future events!
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Take it From Me…Beware the Creative e-mail Address

Take it from me, unique e-mail addresses will certainly get the attention of your admissions representative, but consider if it is the kind of attention that will engender confidence in your professional capabilities.
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Missing Charlie

Susan Alexander misses Charlie Keffer, who held myriad responsibilities as provost of St. Thomas, including one of "last resort in a pinch." Want to know why Susan misses Charlie? It has something to do with "diseconomies of scale," but for more, you really need to read The Scroll today.
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GMAT Jitters – We Can Help!

I am regularly asked, “Is the GMAT required to get into the UST MBA Program?” To which I respond, “Yes, and let me tell you why that’s a good thing for you.”
Grand Opening of the Bloomington UST Satellite location.

The “MBA Oath” Debate

Recently, a group of Harvard Business school graduates created the “MBA Oath,” meant to address the proliferation of ethics scandals during the past several years.
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Car Sharing Comes to UST

When I was moving to the Twin Cities; my goal was to get by without a car. People told me it would be impossible. I thought the same thing—but so far, I've succeeded.
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Somehow, during January Term, I lucked out and had one of the smartest and most engaging bunch of students in my Family Communication course. They worked hard, keeping up with the grueling “every day is a wee...
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January Orientation Abuzz With Anticipation

Dean Christopher Puto added his words of welcome and offered his perspective on the expectations and value of the journey these students were about to begin, encouraging them to take full advantage of the growth and learning opportunities that lay ahead.
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Finding a job…on Twitter

One of Twitter’s advantages is that unlike e-mail messages or Facebook updates, tweets can reach an unknown audience — a benefit that recruiters, human resources departments and job-seekers are fast discovering.