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How LinkedIn publishing can benefit business students

Last semester, I was honored to be selected as one of LinkedIn’s Campus Editors for the program’s inaugural year. As a journalism student, being given the opportunity to write more is something I value and cherish. However, I understand that not every student wants to write – and not every student thinks they have something…

Babson San Francisco

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…

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Graduate Student Profile – Julien Lafleur

Graduate Student Affairs is beginning a series of student profiles—we have amazing students! Our goal is to highlight and capture the experience, wisdom, and advice our students have to share. Without further adieu, I’d like to introduce you to Julien Lafleur – Evening MBA student and expected 2016 Grad. Where are you from? I am a New…

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…

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Preparing for Finals with Ugly Sweaters and Ice Skating

It’s finally that time again…finals! There are a lot of emotions flowing throughout Olin right now with final exams happening this week and next week. While it’s easy to get caught up in the stress of it all, it can be extremely hard to give ourselves a break every now and then. Graduate Student Affairs is…

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Building a Brand on the ‘Gram: Using Instagram to tell your Story

It’s no secret that I have a (major) addiction to Instagram. But it’s not all vanity and ‘likes’ for me…I began appreciating the photo social media site once I realized how people were using it, specifically brands and businesses. Instagram is a tool to tell stories, engage others, and showcase creativity. About two weeks ago, I…

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An MSEL Thanksgiving

Last night, about 25 of my classmates and I had an “International Thanksgiving,” complete with dishes from Thailand, China, America (including a 23 pound turkey!), cheesy grits (a Southern blessing from yours truly), and much more! For some of my peers, it was their first American Thanksgiving experience…filled with love and laughter, we were able…

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Beyond Babson: MSEL students coach local high school students through NFTE

One of the reasons I chose Babson is because of the social entrepreneurship they’re known for. I firmly believe that no matter what path I choose, I have a responsibility to go beyond myself in order to help others achieve their dreams as well. Last week, my classmates and I had the opportunity to coach high…

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So You Think You Can Network?

More like, so you think you hate networking – am I right?! It’s something that either makes people giddy or makes them shiver in fear. Networking is one of the greatest tools to use on your career journey, and it can also be the most uncomfortable. I’d like to consider myself an extrovert, someone who gets energy from…