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Cara Hebard

MS in Accounting Program: Visit Campus This Summer!

Among summer jobs, internships and social activities, undergraduate students on summer break have a chance to rejuvenate and plan for the year(s) ahead. For those considering graduate accounting studies, summertime is a great opportunity to connect with us through a Create Your Experience (CYE) visit. A CYE visit offers you the opportunity to observe a…

Colleen Hynes

Your Graduate Application: Do’s and Don’ts

Before you begin your Babson graduate application, I wanted to share some Do’s and Don’ts on how to make your application as competitive as possible. Recommendation Letters Do… ask colleagues with whom you collaborative regularly for their recommendations. It’s ideal to have at least one recommendation letter come from a current or former supervisor, but…

Jenene Romanucci

“ETA Live!” – Practicing What We Promote

Every day I speak with candidates about Babson’s acclaimed teaching methodology, Entrepreneurial Thought & Action®, and how this approach to education makes Babson such a special place to learn. Similarly, I talk at length about how our graduate programs focus heavily on critical thinking, collaboration, and navigating ambiguity. I do my best to practice this…

Will Lamb

Ring founder and Chief Inventor Jamie Siminoff at Babson San Francisco

On Tuesday May 2, a large group of students, alumni, and friends of Babson College convened at our San Francisco location for a very special event: Babson Connect. This year’s special guest at connect was 1999 undergraduate alumnus Jamie Siminoff, founder and Chief Inventor of Ring. Jamie spoke with Babson’s Carol Hacker—who has known him…

Will Lamb

A Lesson From Babson’s First TEDx Event

On Saturday, April 22 a group of enterprising Babson students hosted the first ever Babson TEDx event. Conceived and organized by a group of MSEL students, the event was a huge success, attended by an audience of 70-100 people who arrived early and stayed until the finish. Titled “Disruption 360,” the event included a fascinating…

jcarbone

Babson Baffoonery – Yoga and Dancing

My colleague, Kathy Smith, enjoyed watching me embarrass myself and summed it up nicely in the piece below. Enjoy! Babson’s first Buffoonery in 1992 featured an a cappella group, rock band and skit about a not-so-typical dinner party. If yesterday is any indication, the 25th Anniversary Buffoonery will make the founders of this irreverent MBA…

jcarbone

Dean Lamb Welcomes New Graduate Students in India and Thailand

My colleague, Kathy Smith, who plans many of our events on campus and around the globe, reports back on Dean Lamb’s recent events below. En route to this weekend’s Babson Connect Worldwide 2017 in Bangkok, Will Lamb, Dean of the F.W. Olin School of Business, stopped for a few dinners.  He wasn’t just sampling the delicious…

Colleen Hynes

Top 5 Reasons to begin your Part-time MBA this summer

If you know business school is in your future but you’re worried about finding the “right” time to start, here’s the top 5 reasons to jumpstart your Part-time MBA this summer. You’ll still have time to get to the beach- Summer session classes at Babson are usually just 7 weeks long , and we offer lots…

Lily Awad

An International Alum’s Patient Quest to Landing a Job in the U.S.

Srihari Balasubramanian is an alum of the two year MBA class of 2016. Originally from India with a background in engineering, Srihari has experience as a project manager in Europe and in corporate development for a manufacturing firm in India. Currently, Srihari works in Corporate Development for a Medical Device company in Pennsylvania. Srihari shares…

jcarbone

Babson Alumna Secures Funding On Shark Tank

My colleagues Johanna Beers and Mary Beth Crook worked closely with a recent graduate, Abby Speicher, while she was an MBA student and wanted to share her venture’s recent accomplishments in the blog post below. On Friday, February 24th, many Babson community members were glued to their televisions to watch Abby Speicher, a 2015 Two-Year…