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Babson Student Entrepreneurs: MSEL Class of 2016

As a Social Media Ambassador this year, I’ve had so much fun sharing my Babson experiences with you, especially if you are considering making Babson your home. When talking to prospective students, I think the most common questions asked are, “What are students up to? Are they starting their own businesses?” Because my program, M.S.…

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MSEL Global Consulting: A week in Santiago, Chile

Last month, I was in Chile with about 63 of my classmates and friends. I’ve tried capturing the experience in pictures and in words, and while I think neither could do it justice, I’m going to give it a try. Chile: A country of innovation Over the course of this semester, my cohort has been…

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MSEL Countdown to Chile!

I am counting down the days until spring break (it’s only 3 days away, if you were wondering). But it’s not solely because I’m ready to soak up the sun – although that is part of it; I am excited to travel with my MSEL classmates to Santiago, Chile for our global consulting project! At…

Graduate Center for Career Development

Help Us Say Your Name Right at Commencement!

Hello Graduating Graduate Students! Cathy Merlo, Senior Associate Director and Ken Mattsson, Associate Director, both of the Graduate Center for Career Development, will be the name readers for the F.W. Olin Graduate School Commencement on Saturday, May 14th. We want to make sure that we pronounce your names correctly so that you family and friends will recognize…

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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…