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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…

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Prototype Presentations – Babson MBAs Test Their Business Ideas

As they make their way through their first term at Babson, the first year MBA students at Babson were tasked with creating and prototyping a viable business idea, combining their skills learned in each of their Mod 1 classes. The students gathered in Knight Auditorium to share their creations and test each other’s prototypes. See…

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A Return to Babson – Meet the New Director of Admissions Jeff Carbone

I first met Jeff Carbone in Accra Ghana during an graduate business school recruiting trip, which my then company was organizing. I still remember the first time I encountered him in person. It was about 8:30am in the lobby of our hotel before a day of sight-seeing and his opening greeting was a very assuming…

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Babson India Trip 2017 – Melissa Altarejos MBA ’17

As part of my two-year MBA experience, my classmates and I went on what seems to be now, a traditional, annual India trip for the second-year students at Babson. This is the second year running that Babson students have done an India trip. Seventy people (that’s right 7-0) and seventeen days full of laughter, bellies…

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Babson Partners’ Program Taking Giant Strides – Megha Pandit

“Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.” We couldn’t agree more with Robin Sharma! Change came to me first when I, hailing from the south of India, got married to a Kashmiri (Kashmir is the northern tip of India) and then moved to the west of India. I…

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On and Off (Campus); Life as a Babson Student – Bandana Kaur MBA ’17

Diversity is a cornerstone at Babson – whether it be in the courses offered, the faculty, the food, or even the weather. But the pinnacle of diversity at Babson lies in its student populace. Representing over 70 countries, Babson’s international student population counts for 62% of the entire student body, and very few others apart from Bandana…

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3 Stories About Friendship in Babson’s MBA Program

The life of a Babson graduate student is a little like trying to make friends at the UN. With 46 countries represented, every day you are interacting with people who often look, act, and speak differently than yourself. As a Babson student, you are not just learning how to be a better business leader, you…

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Babson Going Above and Beyond Entrepreneurship – Professor Jerome Taillard

One of Babson’s core strengths lies in its impeccably wonderful faculty. Ranging from aiding Nobel prize winning documents to being advisors to Government officials, Babson professors have done it all. Academic acumen beyond measure, humility, eloquence, and possessing a global outlook are what define the Babson faculty, and perhaps very few else compare to Professor…