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Maryland native, Stephen Keith’s Journey to Babson

Stephen Keith, MSEL 2017 Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland Education: University of Maryland Baltimore County, Major: Communication and Media Studies, Minors: English, Economics, Entrepreneurship Previous Experience: Interned at UBS with a Private Wealth Management Favorite Babson Entrepreneur: Shriyans Bhandari MSEL 2016 of Greensole   What inspired you to pursue your master’s degree at Babson? In May of…

Stephanie Bannister

Babson Breaking Barriers: How Two Students Started a Tradition

Long before the poll results were announced, before our students began to rally behind one another to recover from an election gone wrong, two of our very own were planning an event that would disrupt “business as usual” here on campus – in the best way possible. Flora Ekpe-Idang and Mark Gagliardi, both full-time students…

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Discovering Yourself through New Cultures – Isabelle Engelsted MBA ’17

Guest Writer: Prateek Chakrabarty Hometown: New Delhi, India Education: Amity University, New Delhi Previous Experience: Technology Consulting – Indian Tobacco Company; Marketing and Advertising – Koenig Solutions Ltd. Activities: VP Club Management, Graduate Student Council; Head Coach, MBA Soccer Club Favorite Babson Entrepreneur: Courtney Wilson, Founder – Dropzone for Veterans   Most of the current first years know her as…

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Physics, Management, and the Violin – Yutaka Murakami MBA ’17

Guest Writer: Melissa Altarejos  Hometown: Los Angeles, California Education: University of Southern California Previous Experience: Marketing & Advertising – Dailey & Associates, RPA, Let’s Eat It All Up Activities: Babson Entrepreneurship Club, Graduate Student Council, Marketing Club Favorite Babson Entrepreneur: Jon Feinman, Innercity Weightlifting The sounds of an orchestra tuning their instruments echoed in the halls…

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My Summer as an MBA Intern: Three Stories from Babson Students

Felipe Julião, MBA 2017 Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Education:  Ibmec Business School (BA Business and Marketing), Fundação Getulio Vargas / FGV (Postgraduate Project Management) Previous Experience: Marketing, Strategy and Business analytics at Helen of Troy – PUR Water Filtration and Consulting Industry Activities: Co-President – Babson Marketing Club Favorite Babson Start-up: Flora Ekpe-Idang M’17 – Corage Dolls   Summer Internship:…

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“Cheers” to a Day in the Life of Two Babson MBA Students

Guest Writer: Prateek Chakrabarty Hometown: New Delhi, India Education: Amity University, New Delhi Previous Experience: Technology Consulting – Indian Tobacco Company; Marketing and Advertising – Koenig Solutions Ltd. Activities: VP Club Management, Graduate Student Council; Head Coach, MBA Soccer Club Favorite Babson Entrepreneur: Courtney Wilson, Founder – Dropzone for Veterans The alarm rings at 6 AM, and her day begins.…

Stephanie Bannister

What’s so different about Babson?

At the end of my first year in the full time MBA program, I had a prospective student ask me this question.  She had received competitive offers from other well-known schools in the Boston area. And she wanted MY take on why Babson was the best choice. I paused for a moment and thought about…

Kate Buckman

Remember The Beavers!

Guest Writer: Prateek Chakrabarty Hometown: New Delhi, India Education: Amity University, New Delhi Previous Experience: Technology Consulting – Indian Tobacco Company; Marketing and Advertising – Koenig Solutions Ltd. Activities: VP Club Management, Graduate Student Council; Head Coach, MBA Soccer Club Favorite Babson Entrepreneur: Courtney Wilson, Founder – Dropzone for Veterans   It’s 1:28 PM on a balmy Sunday afternoon in…

Kate Buckman

Life at Babson: A Letter to All First-Years

Guest Writer: Melissa Altarejos Hometown: Los Angeles, California Education: University of Southern California Previous Experience: Marketing & Advertising – Dailey & Associates, RPA, Let’s Eat It All Up Activities: Babson Entrepreneurship Club, Graduate Student Council, Marketing Club Favorite Babson Entrepreneur: Jon Feinman, Innercity Weightlifting   To all first-years: Your first year is going to be…

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San Francisco Summer Venture Program Takeaways

Now in its eighth year, Summer Venture Program continues to attract Babson’s top entrepreneurs to an intensive and energetic 10 week accelerator. Since 2008, 124 ventures and 176 entrepreneurs have participated in SVP. It is one of the most compelling and competitive programs for startups, demonstrating Babson’s deep commitment to building innovative entrepreneurs through practice and…