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November 25, 2019
Thanks and Giving
My first MBA term flew by more quickly than I ever could have anticipated. The number of late nights and long hours spent studying for courses that challenged me over the past few months outnumbered…
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November 25, 2019
Finding Love in McKeldin Library: Two MBA Terps Announce Their Engagement
It’s a quintessential University of Maryland love story. Justin Ferguson and Jasmine Snead first met on the University of Maryland College Park campus in 2015. He was studying communications. She was…
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November 24, 2019
What to Expect When You're Expecting During Your MBA
Successfully completing a two-year MBA program can be difficult. But when you are expecting a child, the demands on your time can pose even more of a challenge. According to its class profile at…
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November 15, 2019
Tips for Acing Your MBA Summer Internship
Ask a second-year MBA student what advice they’d give to someone who’s just secured their MBA internship, and you’ll hear “network.” Also, build a project timeline, solve problems and think…
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November 13, 2019
Taking Advantage of Thanksgiving and Winter Break
Oh, what a semester it has been. With all the homework, exams and projects, plus the job hunt, the past few months have been busy. But finally, there is hope: Thanksgiving and winter break are around…
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November 8, 2019
How To Be a Dream Team Member
If you’ve spent a lot of time on assigned teams (hello, MBA students), you know that some people are a nightmare to work with and other people a dream. Want to be one of those dream team members? Do…
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November 4, 2019
How To Be Successful When You're Working in Teams
In your MBA career, and after, you’ll be working on a lot of teams. They'll include people from different backgrounds, with different strengths, and different workstyles. You’ll want to set up these…
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October 31, 2019
Learning to Use Free Time Wisely in Year 2 of the Full-Time MBA
The greater Washington, D.C., metro area is a hub of activity. It’s an international city. The opportunities to meet people and find educational events are nearly endless. In the second year of my…
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October 31, 2019
Gaining a global perspective
I grew up in the suburbs in North Carolina and got my bachelor's degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. But it wasn't until I left Raleigh, N.C., to pursue a job in New York City that I realized how impactful…
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October 28, 2019
Five Tips To Finding the Right Internship
The internship search can seem pretty daunting at first for an MBA candidate. With so many opportunities to choose from, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Here are a few tips that can help you with your…
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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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