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July 15, 2020
Living through what will almost certainly become a case study
  If I had been told at the beginning of 2020 that the word “unprecedented” would become the most overused word in the English language, I would have rolled my eyes and kept moving. Now, halfway…
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May 8, 2020
Reflections from a MBA Graduate
As graduation is around the corner, I have had the time to reflect on my experience the past two years and want to share some of them with you.  
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May 1, 2020
Social Life in the New Norm
The emergence of COVID-19 has changed much of life as we know it. Gone are the days of handshakes and high-fives, social gatherings, parties and live events and countless other things that we took…
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April 30, 2020
When Your MBA Program Goes Online During a Pandemic, Take the Advice of a Pizza Craftsman. (Really.)
I have used the promise of Neapolitan pizza as motivation through challenges big and small in my life, from long runs to medical care to tough days at work. So, when a wrinkle was added to life as a…
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April 17, 2020
Making It Work When You Work From Home
With campuses shifting to online-only classes to curb the spread of the coronavirus, and companies asking employees to work from home, lots of people are adjusting to a new work situation. For some…
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April 6, 2020
12 Tips For Your Next Video Meeting
With much of the world adopting social distancing measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses are depending more on internet-based audio and video software to communicate with…
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March 3, 2020
Powering Up a New Career
How do you successfully go from operating nuclear reactors on an aircraft carrier to commercial banking? An MBA sounds like a great place to start and the internship sounds like a great place to take…
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February 26, 2020
Why You Should Join the Club
In any MBA program there are going to be some moving pieces, from classes to group meetings, and more. But a crucial part of the MBA experience is finding ways to get involved beyond the usual class…
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February 13, 2020
Cheering on the Terps
Second year MBA students cheering on the Maryland Terrapins Basketball Team. Ashraf Khan, Akarsh Mohan, Trey Owens, Luc Ponvert (left to right)  
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February 12, 2020
Navigating rejection during the MBA internship search
“Thank you for your interest. We will not be moving forward with your application at this time.” Those words have become the email equivalent of “we need to talk” in today’s recruitment communication…
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Disclaimer: The opinions expressed by the bloggers are theirs alone and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Robert H. Smith School of Business or the University of Maryland. The Smith School is not responsible for the accuracy of the information supplied in the blogs.

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