Petia Whitmore

Live from Babson’s San Francisco campus!

Greetings from Babson’s San Francisco campus, where today we are hosting a large group of current students, alumni and of course prospective students for a Babson Connect event. Here is what happens at a Babson Connect event. The current students go on company treks to visit organizations aligned with their career interests. Yesterday, the Undergraduate…

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Petia Whitmore

Have you talked with us lately?

In the process of researching MBA or Masters programs, candidates speak with friends, coworkers, mentors, alumni, current students. These are all great resources that can help you understand how an MBA would support your personal and professional goals. Another resource every MBA candidate should take advantage of are admissions professionals, so let me highlight to…

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Petia Whitmore

Another way to experience Babson College – our student-run conferences

If you are a prospective graduate student, Graduate Admissions would like to invite you to be our guest at two student-run conferences, both featuring top-notch speakers and the opportunity to network with students, alumni, and industry professionals. This year’s Babson Energy & Environmental Conference concentrates on the ongoing integration of energy efficiency and sustainability in…

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Petia Whitmore

Deadlines and a Taste of the Blended Learning MBA

Greetings from Olin Hall where yesterday  our students rewarded us with a great celebration of the Chinese New Year – see picture below! Two important things for all Babson MBA candidates out there: The One-Year and Two-Year MBA Round 3 applications deadline is Monday, February 17. This is the last regular round for the One-Year…

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Petia Whitmore

Blended Learning MBA – there’s still time to apply and start in March!

We’ve been getting questions from candidates who are concerned they may have missed the final deadline to apply and become part of the Babson Blended Learning MBA entering class of March 2014 at our Wellesley campus. While the last deadline is indeed behind us, we will still review and accept qualifying candidates based on space…

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Petia Whitmore

Round 2 applications for full-time MBA programs and MSM

Happy New Year! The start of 2014 has been an intense and important time for those of you who submitted a Round 2 application to our One-Year MBA, Two-Year MBA or MSM Program. Some of you are still working to complete your application. Others have already done so and are preparing for the admissions interview.…

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Petia Whitmore

What graduate program is right for you?

Are you trying to decide which Babson MBA delivery model is right for you? Or maybe even deciding between an MBA and a MS program? MBA candidates often wonder if they should go back to school full-time or part-time. And we often speak with candidates with limited work experience who are trying to figure out…

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Petia Whitmore

Test Scores and Credentials – the official scoop on unofficial documents

The application process for all graduate programs at Babson College is designed to make it easy for you to focus on presenting a strong, well rounded candidacy. You work on your application on the Babson Bridge – the same streamlined central place where you can tell us about yourself and learn a lot about your…

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Petia Whitmore

Women’s Preview Day at the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business

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.   On Friday, November 1, Graduate…

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Petia Whitmore

What’s new at Babson and the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business?

Greetings from Babson’s Graduate Admissions where, as always, we are busy meeting and speaking with you – the candidates for our graduate programs. First, let me introduce myself. My name is Petia Whitmore and in September 2013 I assumed the role of Director of Graduate Admissions at Babson. I’m new to my role but not…

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