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Donna Sosnowski

Career and Professional Readiness: Life Skills That Contribute to Successful Careers

Today, it’s not enough to be fully qualified with requisite skills and talents, to be successful in your career, or in life.  Emotional intelligence combined with specific subject matter expertise is definitely, the key to success.  Studies of today’s most successful leaders acknowledge that intelligence, business savvy and functional expertise are requirements, but the most…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Involved vs. Engaged

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Ji Hwan Kim ’18.  At Babson, our students take great pride in having a jam-packed schedule. It’s as if flashing around a completely filled schedule validates their hard work and standing as good Babson citizens. Ironically, however, this pressure to constantly stay busy and occupied has a…

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Stephanie Bannister

Experiential Learning: My Favorite Class at Babson

During my time in Babson’s MBA program, I’ve spoken to several different potential students about my experience here, my advice for their interviews, and what they can expect once they step through those doors. One thing that always comes up, and that I too was curious about before I started, is the experiential learning opportunities…

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Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

2017 NRF Retail’s BIG Show Student Program Experience

Post by Marsalis Pearce ’18 Over the winter break, I had the pleasure of attending the Student Program at Retail’s BIG Show, an annual event hosted by the National Retail Federation. Accompanying me were Dr. Lauren Beitelspacher, Lucy Turner, and several of my peers who share a similar, burning passion for retail. A record-breaking 650+ students…

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Stephanie Bannister

Babson Abroad: The Value of International Travel

Traveling abroad was an important factor when I was choosing an MBA program. If the school didn’t offer some sort of international experience, it was taken off of my list. You hear it all the time: Companies want globally-minded candidates. We’re in an international economy; our businesses can no longer effectively operate in a local…

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jcarbone

Babson Connect: New York City – Power of the Network

Last week I had the opportunity to attend my first Babson Connect (New York City).  For those of you who don’t know, Babson Connect is a networking event that can also have an educational component.  It is a great way for alumni and current students to connect with others from both the undergraduate and graduate…

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Stephanie Bannister

Asking for What You Want: Lessons from the NAWMBA Conference

This year’s National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) annual conference was held in Stamford, CT. The official theme was Connecting with Confidence, but the message I took away was much more profound than some well-worn networking tips and tricks. Jodi Glickman– author, entrepreneur, and professional coach- spoke at one of the sessions during the first…

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Lily Awad

CCD’s Holiday Job Search Guide

The winter break is right around the corner and soon enough you will have free time to dive into your job search process. Now is the time to plan to maximize the winter break for your holiday networking activity. Read CCD’s suggestions below to get you started, and feel free to comment if you have…

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