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Interview tips courtesy of M´2015

It’s the height of interview season and who doesn’t want to present an employer with the perfect candidate?  I talked to a few students about how to best highlight one’s experiences without having to embellish.  Mostly it’s about being yourself, but the best version of one’s self does require some preparation to be available on-demand.…

Dan Edmonson

Elective Abroad 2015: Preparation for the Chilean Experience

Babson takes pride in the strength of its international MBA recruitment efforts and in the diverse campus culture they produce.  Babson students have the opportunity to work with classmates from around the globe and develop a better understanding of the world around them.  The lasting relationships that may form during a student’s participation in the…

Shirin H. Razi

Women Entrepreneurial Leaders Disrupting the Status Quo in SF

What an event last night! Together with Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership and the Silicon Vikings, we had a great day of programming on Thursday February 5th. By day we offered one-on-one coaching sessions with seasoned women executives, and by night we listened to TED-talk style presentations featuring women founders. Last night’s guests were Maia…

Shirin H. Razi

Babson is making waves in San Francisco

Look out 2015! Babson is making waves in SF. What do we mean? For one, our community is growing and growing. Just last fall we welcomed our 8th cohort of San Francisco Blended Learning students, who are studying hard to earn their MBAs. We now host an adventurous class of undergraduate students from Wellesley every term through our Undergraduate Semester in SF program.…

Dan Edmonson

Elective Abroad 2015: Chile

Babson’s MBA program introduces students to the global business landscape through course content, lectures and projects, and through its diverse international community.  In addition to this comprehensive analysis of business around the world, Babson MBA students are presented an opportunity to enroll in an Elective Abroad, a short-term course offered during academic breaks in January,…

Dan Edmonson

Course Review: Innovation & Experimentation

Babson’s MBA program debuted an exciting new class in the Fall 2014 semester, Innovation & Experimentation, which comprehensively covers the process of creating new products or services and improving those which already exist.  The course is essentially broken down into two sections: one covering the process of product or service development, and the other focused…

Janco Damas

Recalling 2014, Babson’s Annual Entrepreneurship Forum

As this year is all but wrapped up, one event protrudes from recorded memory of this year, The Babson Entrepreneurship Forum (BEF). For  most of the fall semester Babson students worked diligently to organize the event. Unlike the other singular events held on campus typically each week, the BEF is an entire day of events…

Janco Damas

10 Babson Startups to watch in 2015

2014 brought about all sorts of interesting discussion amongst the entrepreneurs at Babson.  Ongoing was the discussion of how to better shift desktop platforms for an increasingly mobile audience.  That particular discussion has changed the way founders approach new ideas as many are starting with a mobile-first strategy, such was the case with the first…

Dan Edmonson

Course Review: New Venture Creation

The strength of Babson’s entrepreneurship curriculum can not only help students derive invaluable insights into the process of launching a new business, but can also compel ideating entrepreneurs to turn their dreams into realities.  I participated in a class this fall, New Venture Creation, which directly applied the school’s Entrepreneurial Thought and Action methodology to…