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My Week in ESTEEM - Week 28

Welcome back to "My Week in ESTEEM" where students reflect upon their experiences in our program. This week's blog is brought to us by Csanad Egervari who is from Budapest, Hungary. Prior to joining ESTEEM, Csanad attended Pazmany Peter Catholic University in Budapest receiving both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering.

3 Ways ESTEEM Helped Prepare Me for The Startup Life

It can be a difficult decision to go back to school, especially when it will take time out of building your company.  The 12 months spent in ESTEEM, however, will save you countless days, hours, and even months of spinning your wheels without progress. 

Our Weekend at a Startup

Sunbeams danced across our faces as we began to rise and orient ourselves from our sleeping arrangements on the living room couches. There was a soft tap-tap-tap as fingers smoothly moved across keyboards. It was 8AM on a Saturday morning, and although we rose with the sun, the employees of Updown were already hard at work.…

My Week in ESTEEM - Week 25

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Welcome back to "My Week in ESTEEM" where students reflect upon their experiences in our program. This week's blog is brought to us by Nadia Correa, a graduate from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, who discusses her first week back from Spring Break. If you wish to contact Nadia, you can email her at

Industry Sponsored Project: Unity Gardens

As our final semester is coming to a close and we are all in the midst of preparing for our final thesis defenses, I have begun to reflect back on this past year in the ESTEEM program. Especially as I prepare for my own thesis defense, I cannot believe how far my project has come since the beginning of the summer semester. I feel incredibly fortunate to have had the opportunity to work on a thesis project that I can honestly say I am deeply passionate about. This opportunity was made possible because of the hard work and dedication of the ESTEEM staff members to ensure that each one of us found a project that was the right fit for our interests and backgrounds. …