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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated September 2023)

Prior to launching the Accelerator program, Michael and I fielded email after email requesting a more structured real estate financial modeling training program on the site. Over the years, we've covered hundreds of real estate modeling…
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List of Real Estate Case Competitions (Updated July 2023)

Real estate case competitions present an opportunity for students to hone their skills by working on real-life or hypothetical case studies to solve actual business problems. These competitions assess a team's capacity to collaborate, analyze,…
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Takeaways from the Trammell Crow Company Memo from 1989 – Learning from a Market Collapse

As uncertainty looms over commercial real estate, the importance of being prepared to make key decisions cannot be overstated. One of the ways in which people can best prepare themselves is to look at historical examples. We wanted to make a…
Pathway to Career Success CRE Alumni Associations, Networking, and Giving Back with Chad Hagle
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Pathway to Career Success: CRE Alumni Associations, Networking, and Giving Back with Chad Hagle | S3SP19

In this episode of the Adventures in CRE podcast, Chad Hagle, CEO of Aventine Development and founding member of the Stanford Professionals in Real Estate (SPIRE), discusses the importance of CRE alumni associations and networking in launching…
ChatGPT for Graduate School Applications
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Use ChatGPT to Develop a Real Estate Graduate School Application Strategy

Developing an effective strategy for applying to graduate school is crucial, especially in a competitive field like real estate. Fortunately, we have made significant progress in simplifying the process for you, specifically through using ChatGPT…
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Get the Most out of your Real Estate Internship

Your real estate internship this summer is not about what you are going to learn, it’s about who you are going to meet. “If there’s one thing I wish I had done when I was younger, [it] would be spending a lot more time networking and…
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Using OpenAI’s ChatGPT for Commercial Real Estate Recruiting

As college students are now nearing the end of the semester, it’s imperative they get a commercial real estate internship or full-time job. Fortunately, a new tool available can help you streamline the process - ChatGPT. In this video tutorial,…
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Top 5 Practical CRE Skills not Taught in a Classroom

Hello everyone! My name is Mike Riopel and this is my first opportunity to bring my story and insights to the incredible A.CRE community. I am beyond excited to be here and share what I know about important CRE skills. A very special thanks…
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University Real Estate Club Best Practices (Updated Mar 2023)

Building a successful real estate club at a university is crucial for students looking to enter the commercial real estate industry. Many students come into college unsure of what career path they want to take, and a real estate club can…
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7 Tips To Prepare You for your Next Real Estate Interview

Feeling scared and anxious when approaching the job search process is normal. When it comes to preparing for a real estate interview, our team recommends a few tips that have proven to be helpful. Read below to find out. Social Media During…
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Two Recruiting Tips to Stand Out in the Current Real Estate Job Market

As the current real estate job market shifts from an employee-driven market to an employer-driven market, candidates looking to break into the industry must find creative solutions to set themselves apart. I have found that reading industry…
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What should you be reading for real estate?

Reading real estate-related news is one of the easiest ways you can start to separate yourself from others. Not to mention, it’s super practical and you can start doing it today. My guess is, if you are reading this, you are already someone…
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The Elephant in the Room – Recession and the Real Estate Job Market

The impacts of a potential recession have certainly already affected the real estate job market. You may have already been a part of the nationwide layoffs. Or you may be a part of the upcoming nationwide layoffs that have already plagued many…
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Real Estate Hiring Lessons from the Executive Perspective

This year our team has facilitated a total of six webinars with companies that were in the midst of hiring their new intern, analyst, and associate classes and learned multiple real estate hiring lessons. These companies ranged from publicly…
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A.CRE on the Road, Come Join Us in Person!

A.CRE will be on the road and hosting events in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City in the next month and we'd love to connect in person with all of you in these cities. We will be hosting some happy hours and the drinks are on us!…
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Tips to Nail Your Next Commercial Real Estate Interview

Recently, our team partnered with the Graduate Real Estate Council at Cornell University where we worked with their students in providing mock interviews with Cornell alumni. Our goal in this effort was to help these students at the beginning…