Diversity with PwC and Focus Group

After classes today I went to an event titled "Diversity: Why and How". A Diversity Leader from PwC talked to us about diversity and what it means in the workplace. It was great because she focused on the general subject of diversity and trying to incorporate it into business, rather than just focusing on what …

2008 Texas Case Competition Part 3

Our team did a fabulous job for their presentation. They had a great strategy that seemed to work well. During this competition the judges can start asking questions after 3 minutes into the presentation. Although nerve racking they answered them well and were able to switch back and forth between the presentation and the questions …

2008 Texas Case Competition Part 2

It has been very quiet here in Austin as the 23 teams prepare for the competition tomorrow morning. Yesterday the students had the opportunity to meet with some Dell representatives for a Q&A session. I am sure that they would have wanted to ask more in depth questions, but they were kept to the basics.The …

2008 Texas Case Competition Part 1

On the first day of our case competition, we have settled into picturesque Austin, the capital of Texas. The Executive Center, where we are staying is within walking distance of the campus, so we went on a walking tour of the area. The campus is really beautiful, and in many ways similar to UCB. The …

MBA Panel and Dinosaur Meat

Last night was MBA Panel night. Wharton, MIT, Columbia and, of course, Haas admissions officers were here to talk about what the MBA application process is all about. Each school talked a little about their individual application processes, then the audience got to ask the panel questions. With a half-hour to spare, the schools' representatives …