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Petia Whitmore

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…

Petia Whitmore

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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Meet Babson Black MBA: Diversity in the Entertainment Industry

My name is Mark Gagliardi (first on the left); I’m 26, a two year MBA student at Babson, and from Lynnfield, Massachusetts. I’m the VP of Finance for Babson Black MBA (BBMBA). Before coming to school, I had been living in New York City and working for a Top-Tiered Broadway General Management Firm. I immersed…

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Announcing Summer Venture Program in San Francisco!

This summer, we’re excited to launch Babson’s signature accelerator here at our San Francisco campus located in SoMa, the center of the start-up scene in SF. Within blocks of the campus are headquarters of some of the biggest names in tech, as well as a host of co-working spaces, accelerators, and VC firms, making San…

Babson San Francisco

What exactly is a Blended Learning MBA?

Not too long ago there were two ‘types’ of MBAs: Full Time and Part Time.  Now prospective students have dozens of options to choose from:  Executive MBAs, Accelerated Programs, Online Programs, Evening Programs and even ‘Blended Learning Programs.’ But what exactly is a Blended Learning MBA? Blended Learning Programs combine the best elements from all…

Petia Whitmore

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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Meet Babson Black MBA: Striving towards diversity in the new year

Hi, my name is Flora Ekpe-Idang – that’s me in the yellow scarf! I am a First-Year MBA student as well as the VP of Events and Outreach for the Babson Black MBA Association. Originally, I am from New Jersey, but for the past eight years I lived in Los Angeles where I majored in…