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The Babson Community, plus sugar

If you are wondering what it means to part of the Babson community, here is a quick account of a well-loved and much-anticipated seasonal event, the Graduate School bake-off held during Graduate Student Rejuvenation Week.  Two events explained.  First, Grad Rejuvenation Week–it happens every finals week.  Graduate School Offices sponsor or host events–some silly, some…

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May 1 and Babson Graduate Admissions

May 1 is a big day at Babson Graduate Admissions.  Here’s why: Second-deposit day for the Two-Year MBA admits First application deadline for Evening MBA, September 2013 enrollment First application deadline for Fast Track October 2013 enrollment Tips about the three events listed above: We are moving to the end of the Two-Year Full-time program decision…

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Wishing you well

To all of you who were witness to the events last week in Boston, To all of you who are connected to anyone who was, To all of you who have poured out good wishes and thoughts to the citizens of Boston and its neighboring communities, I wish you peace and I wish you well.…

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Babson welcomes spring and Welcome Days for new students

On this, the first day of spring 2013, with 6 inches of icy mix packed onto the ground, I congratulate all you hardy MBA candidates, who show more perseverance and determination in achieving your goal than most New Englanders do now when faced with another driveway to shovel. Here is a round-up of where we…

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What is a deferral?

Greetings from Babson, where we recently celebrated not that we are the #1 school for entrepreneurship, but that we are the ONLY school for e-ship.  I’ll save the picture for the end of my post, but let me say that Olin Hall witnessed an outpouring of school spirit, Babson green t-shirts, the Babson Beaver mascot,…

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Babson’s Round 2 decisions, application tips, and Happy New Year!

Greetings, everyone, from Wellesley, MA, where the snow piles are begining to shrink as the temperature rises.  The Admissions Committee did not let a major blizzard deter us from finishing our task (the post office has nothin’ on us.) We met, we deliberated long into the night, and thus, all of you who applied by…

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Entrepreneurship tips in Seattle

At Babson, entrepreneurship is a daily, hourly, by minute activity.  We live it, talk about it, share it, own it.  Yesterday evening, Michael Cummings, faculty member and Faculty Director of the Fast Track MBA program, was in Seattle speaking at the TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) event. TiE is about fostering e-ship globally, and Babson is all…

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Happy Babson New Year-2013

Happy New Year! Welcome to a new opportunity to realize your goal of becoming an entrepreneur of one of many kinds through earning an MBA.  My team and I welcome a chance to talk with you about how a Babson can become the home of that new MBA venture. Here is how easy it is to…

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Five Reasons to Make 2013 the Year of Babson

Everyone makes an end of the year list.  I, too, am a list maker, a list keeper, a list-obsessive.  I frequently post My Top five lists in this blog on almost any admissions related or Babson related topic. So in these waning days of 2012, let me post my Five Reasons to Make 2013 Your year for…

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Start a new venture–The Babson MBA

Last week, I was fortunate to attend a luncheon co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Lewis Institute featuring Nate Garvis, Babson Social Innovation Fellow and author of the just released book “Naked Civics.”  The conversation was far-ranging, as convos at Babson always are, stopping to look at definitions of a healthy community,…

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