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Barbara Selmo

Babson Entrepreneurship Forum, Friday November 9/Babson in Asia

What do students at Babson do when they are not in class? More activities and pursuits than I have space to write about, that is what they do. And the 11th annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Forum is an example of one of those activities.  Not only is this Forum a place for student leadership, ideas and initiatives,…

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Babson MBA–Application deadline extended

Good morning and Happy Friday.  I hope that those of you hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy are safe and supplied with some tangible comforts as well as with hope that your situation will improve shortly. In support of the many of you who have experienced power outages, travel disruptions, and displacement, Babson Graduate Admisisons has extended its…

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Meet Asia at Babson. Meet Babson in Asia.

I am featuring a guest post from one of my staff members, Petia Whitmore, who is currently in Tokyo, recruiting for the Graduate School.  I’ll be featuring photos and her experiences over the next two weeks. Hope any of you in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy stay safe and dry. Good luck. Think Big. Best, Barbara…

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Babson Food Day Follow-Up

Did you miss Babson Food Day?  The weather was pure damp New England fall day, but the crowds were large and they were all eating and sampling, talking and rapping, learning and dancing.  I joined the crowd on Park Manor Lawn at the “Marketplace for Great Food and Great Ideas” and took some snaps of what…

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What is up this week at Babson?

Are you a potential applicant to a Babson MBA program?  Have you started an application?  Are you in the lucky club of people who actually submitted one already?  I have an offer.  Come visit Babson this week.  We have some amazing events for you to enjoy. On Tuesday, October 23 and Wednesday, October 24, we…

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Experience The Babson Bridge

  (Fall scenes on the Babson campus, including Olin Hall-top right.) Are you having a busy fall? Everything at Babson is moving and changing in really great ways. New England has had a change of season. In autumn when the sun shines, our campus is a magical place! All our students from all our graduate programs are…

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Babson Goes to San Francisco

Greetings from San Francisco, where my colleague Danielle and I have been attending a QS World MBA Tour event and meeting with candidates one-to-one.  My title more aptly should have been “Babson IS in San Francisco,” because although I am visiting this week, our presence is visible and active. Babson offers our Fast Track MBA program here…

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The Bridge to Babson

The Graduate Admissions team supports your inquiry and application experience in a variety of ways, over multiple cycles, and with personal attention. We host events, we attend events, we connect in person, over the phone, by Skype. We connect you to rockstars**—that is, our current students, our alumni, our faculty, and our fellow colleagues in administration. We have…

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Babson Graduate Admissions goes to Toronto

Greetings from Toronto, Canada, where my colleague Domenic and I are attending two recruitment events this week.  Last night, we participated in the Forte Foundation Forum. This was Babson’s and the Forte Foundation’s first foray to Toronto, and from Babson’s perspective, we will certainly be returning.  We spoke with many engaged, entrepreneurial-thinking women interested in…

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The Optional Essay and why you should opt in

I have been blogging about how to embark on the MBA application process as a research project. But a recent conversation I had with a colleague (thanks, James) inspired me to jump right to an aspect of the application that many of you may not be ready for: the optional essay. Like a lot of…