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10 random business facts to distract you from finals

Disclaimer: this blog is a great way to distract you from what you really should be doing — prepping for finals. Around this time of year students should really be studying, but the seemingly long time until the final actually takes place causes a lot of us to wind up in the library socializing or doing useless things on our phones or laptops. In [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:30-07:00April 20th, 2017|

Say “oui” to Paris with Eccles Global

Summer in the City of Lights. It's the dream of every foodie, art lover and Francophile. I was lucky enough to do a Business Scholars study abroad in Paris, France last summer, and I know many students are headed there this year with Eccles Global. With that in mind, I thought I'd share some of my favorite things to do while “en France.” The [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:30-07:00April 20th, 2017|

Motivation Monday – Do what is right, not what is easy

“There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.” -Martin Luther King Jr.      For those who are almost graduating and headed to start their career path, as well as those for those who are studying and preparing for finals, it is [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:30-07:00April 17th, 2017|

5 tips to build your personal brand on Instagram

Many people use Instagram and have a huge interest in posting every single day. Some of these people could even be called influencers, but how do they gain so many followers? How do they assure their posts have that signature look? Instagram isn't just a post by post kind of thing. It takes some strategic thinking and planning when posting something for the world to see. [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:31-07:00April 14th, 2017|

Michelle Obama: the (wo)Man, the Myth, the Legend

Jay Z and Beyoncé have officially (via social media) endorsed Michelle Obama to run for president of the United States in 2020. With the nation's King and Queen supporting her, it seems only fair to take a brief moment to talk about the former First Lady. Before you freak out and think that I am going to push forward some millennial liberal agenda, that [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:31-07:00April 13th, 2017|

Five healthy habits to help you power through April

April is the hardest month of school. Finals are just around the corner, projects are coming due, the spring weather is tempting to escape to and fun summer plans are inevitably occupying the majority of your thoughts. Don't worry, we're all in the same boat. There's good news — with these five healthy habits you'll be able to ensure a successful end to the [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:31-07:00April 11th, 2017|

Ten thoughts every Eccles School student has about graduation

It's that time of year that every senior longs for — graduation. It's the final stepping stone to "adulting." It's a confusing mixture of scary and exciting for everyone about to venture out into the real world. With that in mind, we thought we'd share the top 10 thoughts seniors  have about graduation.   Will I actually graduate? Do I want to continue my life as [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:31-07:00April 5th, 2017|

How to prepare for your summer learning abroad experience

In case you were unaware, there is only one month left of school! While you may be stressed about upcoming finals, it may also be a good time to start preparing for you summer plans, whether that be an internship or learning abroad experience. For those of you who are taking advantage of the programs offered through Eccles Global, here are tips to ensure [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:32-07:00April 4th, 2017|

Motivation Monday: Keep going

For most of us this is the slump of the semester. Midterms are over but finals are coming, spring break has come and gone, and it's possible that the tacky looking inspirational quote that I chose is also causing you aesthetic discomfort … however, if you can look past the heinously altered sunset that looks alarming similar to a Lisa Frank velvet coloring book, [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:32-07:00April 3rd, 2017|

Eccles Ambassadors share lessons from Guatemala

A group of Business Scholars Eccles Ambassadors were fortunate enough to travel to Guatemala to study entrepreneurship in developing economies over Spring Break. Over the course of the semester they had been taking a class on this subject taught by Professor Alejandra Rivas de Perez, who recently emigrated from Guatemala. The students spent ten days in Guatemala doing case studies, exploring, and getting to know the culture and the people. [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:32-07:00March 30th, 2017|