Graduate Blog / Author: Petia Whitmore

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Veterans in the Babson MBA

Whether you are celebrating Easter today or not, I hope everyone who is reading this blog is having a wonderful Sunday and is off to a great start of their week. Today’s blog post will be about veterans in the Babson MBA. My wonderful friend Courtney Wilson, featured in this NYT article titled “While at…

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May the Force Be With You or the Optional MBA Essay Revisited

Greetings from the Babson Wellesley campus! This is a big week for all Round 2 full time applicants – we will release admissions decisions on Friday! So much work went into assessing all Round 2 applicants and it was amazing to see the quality of the candidates. It makes us all so excited about our…

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Don’t Be a Stranger

So you are considering getting your MBA. You’ve registered on MBA.com. Or not. You may have your GMAT scheduled. Or not. You may even have a list of schools you are considering. What do you do next? One of the things I very distinctly remember from the time I was an MBA candidate, was that…

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Why an MBA and why Babson College?

In Graduate Admissions, we have conversations with prospective students around these questions every single day. Each person’s decision to return to school for their MBA is personal and unique. And so is what they hope to gain from their graduate business school experience. Some students want to stay in their path, but advance from their…

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Preparing for your MBA admissions interview

Round 1 of interviews at Babson is in full swing. The Graduate Admissions suite is full of candidates all day – excited and sometimes nervous. It’s a great time of the year! We know very well how thrilling and anxiety-inducing receiving your MBA admissions invite can be. You made it to the interview round. Now what? Here are…

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Did you know that you can be our guest at the Babson Entrepreneurship Forum?

There are only two things you need to know about the 2015 Babson Entrepreneurship Forum that will take place next Friday, November 13: The Babson Entrepreneurship Forum is a “must attend” for anyone who wants to hear and see how innovation and growth happen at leading companies and organizations around the globe – among the…

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Women’s Preview Day at Babson!

At Babson, we work hard to ensure our students have the resources they need to succeed academically and professionally. One powerful example of the personalized opportunities we make available to graduate students is reflected in the focus we put on educating and celebrating women entrepreneurial leaders of all kinds. We want to introduce you to…