The University of Texas at Austin
Longhorn Confidential

Brendan's Blog

Snow Day!

For most people in Austin, this week has been ridiculously cold. The wind has been, in my opinion, out of control! But, despite the weather, I have certainly had a lot to do. And, today is no different! I am spending the day indoors relaxing and doing work. Plus, I got to sleep in!

Read this post

February 4, 2011 | | Comments Off

So It Begins…

Hi, Everyone!
It seems like just yesterday that I was writing my final blog post of the fall semester. I hope that all of you had a great holiday break! I had a pretty relaxing break and can’t wait to tell you all about it. But, what’s really on my mind right now is that I [...]

Read this post

January 22, 2011 | | Comments Off

Drum Roll Please…

As of yesterday afternoon, I officially know what I will be doing after graduation! It took a lot of thinking and an entire semester to figure things out, but I am so excited to share my plans with all of you.

Read this post

December 19, 2010 | | Comments Off

The Things That Matter the Most

Happy Holidays, Everyone!
I am about 7.5 hours away from my Finance final, which means I am about 10-10.5 hours away from freedom and the end of my final fall semester at this great university.

Read this post

December 12, 2010 | | Comments Off

“Merrrryyyy Christmas!!!”

Well, with the fall semester nearly behind us, the holidays are beginning and I for one just cannot wait. For me, the celebrating started on Monday, when the UT Speech Team had its annual Christmas (or Holiday) Party.

Read this post

December 8, 2010 | | 3 Comments

Favorite Austin Foods

Today is the last day of classes for the fall semester! The next time I go to class after today will be on the first day of my last semester in school! Ahhh!!

Read this post

December 3, 2010 | | Comments Off

Up in the Air

Have you ever seen the movie Up in the Air? I love that movie and I think the whole cast is fantastic in it. I was watching it at some point over the Thanksgiving Break (in addition to playing large amounts of Kinect) and it occurred to me how much I actually travel.

Read this post

December 1, 2010 | | 2 Comments

A Week of Thanks

Right now, I am sitting in a hotel room in Mountain View, Calif. I am about to head off to an interview for a job that you could say is a job of my dreams.

Read this post

November 23, 2010 | | Comments Off

Life Comes at You Fast

So my trip out to California was really fun. I had a great time at my interview and I’m actually flying back out to California again next week for another interview with a different company.

Read this post

November 16, 2010 | | 2 Comments

Mr. Chan Has an Interesting Ring to it…

Well, I have officially been accepted into Teach For America (TFA)! I am so excited because I received my top preferences for everything: I will (tentatively) be teaching Middle School Math in San Antonio!

Read this post

November 11, 2010 | | 1 Comment

photo of Brendan