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Monday’s take from Yuan-Che

January 27, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our second entry for Monday, 1/23 comes from Yuan-Che Cheng.   It was no surprise that traffic was awful in downtown Rio on Monday morning. Thanks to the traffic, I had more time to explore and record the

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#WDWS12 Back to the OC

January 26, 2012 by | Argyros School News

As the travel portion of the 2012 Walk Down Wall Street travel course has reached its conclusion, a word from its instructor, Professor Ayca Altintig. The WDWS 2012 Class is back from New York City!  It was a very exciting week overall!  We visited many great financial companies and institutions.  Students went on the

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Viva Rio

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our entry for Monday, 1/23 comes from Nick Gaudiot. Our day started with a trip to PetroBras , a Brazilian oil company. It was very interesting to see how much of the oil business PetroBras controlled

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A View From Above

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our third entry for Sunday, 1/22 comes from Jess MacMillan. Sunday here in Rio turned out to be a sunny and clear day with unlimited possibilities to take in the beauty of the city.  One way

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Up In The Air

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our second entry for Sunday, 1/22 comes from Joe Melican.   Sunday was supposed to be our day off.  We could have slept in and spent the whole day relaxing on the beach. But NOT SO

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A Brazilian Sunday

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our first entry for Sunday, 1/22 comes from Rob Ruiz. Sunday = leisure. Sunday, in Rio de Janeiro, in the Summer, on a 90 degree day … now that’s a whole different kind of leisure. For

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Tamara’s Take

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our second entry for Friday, 1/20 comes from Tamara Stone.   Today was an early start for us as it was our transfer day from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.  On our way we had

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Adeus San Paolo, Olá Rio

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our entry for Friday, 1/20 comes from Kim Bowman. On our last morning in San Paulo, we woke before sunrise to board a bus for our drive to Rio de Janeiro and a corporate visit at

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Kimberly’s Take

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our second entry for Thursday, 1/19 comes from Kimberly Taing. The day started off with a visit to UNICA, a representative for sugarcane mills. Before the presentation by Luana, I was not too informed about ethanol and