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10 GIFS to sum up finals week

30 seconds into studying When you are going on hour 7 of studying The grades we are all hoping for What studying the world of business actually looks like Halfway through one of your midterms When you try to contribute to your study group Just when you don't think you can [...]

2018-12-04T14:35:13-07:00December 4th, 2018|

How to make your LinkedIn profile work for you

As a business student, having a LinkedIn profile is a very useful tool to have in the business world. It allows for you to keep in touch with your network on a professional basis, and it helps you land potential internships or jobs. In the beginning, you will have to put some time into creating your LinkedIn profile to make it represent your [...]

2018-11-26T11:07:38-07:00November 26th, 2018|

Five things to know about Blockchain

Earlier this semester the David Eccles School of Business was honored to host an Alumni Speaker Series about blockchain where attendees got to hear a panel of speakers well-versed in Blockchain discuss the basics of Blockchain and the broad reach it and Bitcoin have. The panelist speakers included: Todd Crosland, CoinZoom, Founder & CEO John Richards, Difuon, Co-Founder & CEO Josh McIver, ULedger, [...]

2018-12-04T14:23:29-07:00November 19th, 2018|

Spooky facts about business and Halloween

The world of business can be a spooky place. If you are unfamiliar in the world of business here are some alarmingly spooky facts about business and the workplace, specifically for small businesses. More than 50 percent (120 million people) of the working population are working for small businesses* (Forbes) 52 percent of these small businesses are based out of people's homes (Forbes) [...]

2018-11-01T10:35:42-07:00October 31st, 2018|

Why voting is important as a student

As election season approaches quickly, it is important for all of us to make our voice heard. As a student who wants change, it is important for other people my age to realize the importance of voting as well. We as young adults account for 50 percent of the voting population, yet only 19 percent of 18-25 year olds voted in the 2016 [...]

2018-10-26T14:39:48-07:00October 25th, 2018|

First Generation Summit helps students navigate campus

Fall Semester is in full swing here at the Eccles School with a lot of new faces, including many first-generation students. We kicked off the first week back to school with a variety of tabling events highlighting different programs we have here at the Eccles School. We are a Doers Wanted school, and know that anyone can be a Doer. [...]

2018-09-11T13:04:37-07:00September 11th, 2018|

Feelings about the first week of school summed up in gifs

Going back to Fall Semester classes after a lengthy summer can be a struggle. After having a refreshing, long break away from school, getting back into the groove of balancing classes, studying, social life, work and everything else in life can be overwhelming. Whether you are excited or sad about the start of the new year, the first week of the school is [...]

2018-08-23T12:57:08-07:00August 23rd, 2018|

Morning classes vs. night classes: Which should I take?

When registration for classes comes around, you're probably thinking a lot about your schedule and wondering which times are the best to take your classes. Should you be taking morning or night classes? Or maybe a combination of both? As an undergrad student who works 25 hours a week, on top of going to school full-time and a 30 minute commute, I enjoy [...]

2018-08-24T11:40:58-07:00August 8th, 2018|

Learning abroad made easy with Eccles Global

At the David Eccles School of Business, there are a number of opportunities to travel and study abroad through the Eccles Global Learning Abroad Program. Eccles Global allows for students to travel to other countries to engage in worldwide business education that instills the skillset students need to compete internationally. They are dedicated to creating a safe, yet affordable learning abroad experience for [...]

2018-08-24T11:43:11-07:00July 20th, 2018|

5 things I learned while studying abroad

The first time I ever moved away from home was when I decided to study abroad. After my freshman year of college, I decided to keep pursuing my education by studying abroad through the David Eccles School of Business' learning abroad program called Eccles Global. Eccles Global was something I heard about four years ago from my cousin who was a former Business [...]

2018-08-24T11:42:08-07:00July 13th, 2018|