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Nishant Udeshi

Gaining Hands-On Consulting Experience with BCAP

Every MBA student dreams of being a consultant – finishing that fancy presentation while sipping on the 3rd cup of coffee, occasionally looking through the big glass window to see the sun setting behind the city skyline. Is that what a regular day is like at the Boston Consulting Group? We don’t know yet, but…

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Entrepreneurship Beyond Venture Creation: My Why Babson Story

Signature Learning Experience (SLE)? What’s that? This looks interesting. Those were my thoughts as a prospective graduate student, navigating Babson College’s Two-Year MBA program curriculum. I found Babson because I was looking for a school where I could concentrate in entrepreneurship. As I read through the course offerings and curriculum, two things stood out for…

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Finding a Home Away from Home: Babson India Symposium

As we sat in the Sorensen Theater listening to Nishtha Yogesh MBA ‘18 practice the opening address, it felt like only yesterday we were sitting in an Olin classroom discussing the marketing plan of the third Babson India Symposium – Best of a Billion Minds. In her speech, Nishtha talks about what the Babson India…

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A Taste of the Real World: Babson Entrepreneurship Forum

The Babson Club fair was the most anticipated event for all proactive first years during our orientation week. The most praised club and event at the fair was the ‘Babson Entrepreneurship Forum,’ one of many large-scale events organized by graduate students each year. The BEF and other student forums attract national and international corporations, industry…

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Fall 7 Times, Stand Up 8

If you are new to Boston and the New England area, you have probably been warned about the winters already. Even if you are enjoying a bright sunny day in August, you will hear someone say, “Enjoy this while it lasts because winter is not far away”. Maybe the crew of “Game of Thrones” doesn’t…

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Babson’s 3rd Annual Trip to India

In January, about 40 students from Babson traveled to India to visit their classmates and experience the culture for two weeks. This is the third year in a row that a handful of Babson students have taken the time and effort to plan a country-wide trip for their classmates to visit their homeland. Read about…

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Babson’s Disney Imagine-A-Thon

After giving our presentation and listening to five others, my team was excited and anxious to learn who the winner was going to be. Two Babson professors – Professor Caroline Daniels and Professor Ruben Mancha, a representative from Disney – Nigel Simpson, and a representative from littleBits – Michael Kennedy, moved to a corner of…

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Brands are Watching: Lessons from Marketing Analytics

For the first class of my spring elective, Marketing Analytics with Dr. Abdul Ali, we had to read an article by Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit. In the article, he reveals how Target can predict your buying habits. As I dug deeper into the method Target uses and progressed through the course,…

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Babson Team Wins IXL Innovation Olympics

Twice a year, the IXL Center hosts an Innovation Olympics, an 8-week challenge where teams from different colleges act as consultants to produce the best business solutions for a company. In September, I was on a team with five fellow Babson graduate students competing in this year’s challenge. They told us we were accepted because of…