Graduate Blog / Author: Johanna Beers

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5 Tips for Nailing Your Graduate School Essay

When applying for graduate school, the essay is a great way to stand out from the rest of the applicants. Johanna Beers, associate director of Graduate Admissions, at Babson College gives an insider perspective on what makes a graduate school essay that will set you apart. Find your story In the application process, the essay…

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Babson Analytics Club Hackathon Take Aim at Wayfair’s Toughest Challenges

By Michael Perlis, MBA Candidate 2018 & President of Babson’s Business Analytics Club Last week, 80 students from Babson and Boston University took to Wayfair to showcase their analytical and entrepreneurial rigor in the annual Babson Analytics Hackathon.  This year’s hackathon had 26 teams and 130 students participate, with the top 13 teams making it…

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Babson’s 3rd Annual Trip to India

In January, about 40 students from Babson traveled to India to visit their classmates and experience the culture for two weeks. This is the third year in a row that a handful of Babson students have taken the time and effort to plan a country-wide trip for their classmates to visit their homeland. Read about…

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Babson’s Disney Imagine-A-Thon

After giving our presentation and listening to five others, my team was excited and anxious to learn who the winner was going to be. Two Babson professors – Professor Caroline Daniels and Professor Ruben Mancha, a representative from Disney – Nigel Simpson, and a representative from littleBits – Michael Kennedy, moved to a corner of…

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Student Profile: Gustavo Meza, MBA ’18

Gustavo Meza pushed his poker chips forward and went all in…for a MBA at Babson College. Gustavo left a successful life and career at CCU Chile (Heineken and Pepsico Bottler) which he built over the span of ten years to land his last position in Revenue Management at the corporate office where he reported to…

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Babson Faculty and Students Attend Japan Innovation Night at CIC

Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC)  hosted the first ever Japan Innovation Night at its Venture Cafe. Read about two Babson perspectives, Associate Admissions Director Johanna Beers and current two year MBA student, Naohiro Shimaguchi: Johanna Beers: I attended the first ever Japan Innovation Night at the Venture Cafe in the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) for two reasons:…

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Student Profile: Praewa “Pear” Natha Nararujaneetanan, MBA ‘19

Before coming to Babson, Pear worked as a business strategy planner at the Mae Fah Luang Foundation (MFLF), one of leading non-profit organization in Thailand and was a co-founder/designer of Lyra Brand, a clothing line currently in its fifth year of operation. She feels lucky to have met people from all walks of life through…

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Babson Rocket Pitch : A Student Presenter Perspective

Curious about Babson’s Rocket Pitch? Read about Francesca Gibb’s experience here! When I came to Babson, I knew that the program was renowned for entrepreneurship, but I didn’t come to campus with a plan to start something new.  That all changed during the course of my Entrepreneurship and Opportunity (E&O) class with Professor Heidi Neck.…

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MCFE Team Leads Sallie Mae Design Thinking Hackathon

One class offered to students in the MBA programs at Babson is Managing the Consulting Experience. This class allows individuals to manage and lead a team of undergraduate students on a consulting project, gaining real-world project management experience. Read about an event initiative organized by Marc Antunes ’18, who is currently leading the team working…

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Babson Students Attend UN Sustainable Development Goals Case Challenge

Are you wondering if your passion for social impact and sustainability will fit within a business school education? Do you want to know if there are opportunities to networking and interacting with MBA students at different business schools around Boston? Are you curious how Babson’s Entrepreneurial Thought & Action applies to real world issues? Read…