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Stephanie Bannister

Experiential Learning: My Favorite Class at Babson

During my time in Babson’s MBA program, I’ve spoken to several different potential students about my experience here, my advice for their interviews, and what they can expect once they step through those doors. One thing that always comes up, and that I too was curious about before I started, is the experiential learning opportunities…

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3 Stories About Friendship in Babson’s MBA Program

The life of a Babson graduate student is a little like trying to make friends at the UN. With 46 countries represented, every day you are interacting with people who often look, act, and speak differently than yourself. As a Babson student, you are not just learning how to be a better business leader, you…

Stephanie Bannister

Babson Abroad: The Value of International Travel

Traveling abroad was an important factor when I was choosing an MBA program. If the school didn’t offer some sort of international experience, it was taken off of my list. You hear it all the time: Companies want globally-minded candidates. We’re in an international economy; our businesses can no longer effectively operate in a local…

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Babson Going Above and Beyond Entrepreneurship – Professor Jerome Taillard

One of Babson’s core strengths lies in its impeccably wonderful faculty. Ranging from aiding Nobel prize winning documents to being advisors to Government officials, Babson professors have done it all. Academic acumen beyond measure, humility, eloquence, and possessing a global outlook are what define the Babson faculty, and perhaps very few else compare to Professor…

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5 Babson Startups to Watch in 2017

  1. Hostel Point   Hostel Point is a booking and social platform that allows users to book hostels based on mutual interests and activities, and communicate with each other before and throughout their trip. Co-Founders: Leo Robiglio MBA ’17, Ankit Newaskar MBA ’17, Peter Beaton Creech MBA ’17 Co-founder Leo Robiglio has traveled to over…

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Babson MBAs Making Changes in Social Enterprises – Calliope Desenberg

If there’s a cause she believes in, she’ll participate with fervent dedication; If there’s a jovial moment floating around, you could be more than certain that it’s because of her. She’s charming, articulate and represents everything that a Babson student is all about. Meet Calliope Desenberg, from the Babson Two-Year MBA Class of 2018. As…

Stephanie Bannister

Asking for What You Want: Lessons from the NAWMBA Conference

This year’s National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) annual conference was held in Stamford, CT. The official theme was Connecting with Confidence, but the message I took away was much more profound than some well-worn networking tips and tricks. Jodi Glickman– author, entrepreneur, and professional coach- spoke at one of the sessions during the first…

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Stephen Keith’s MS’17 Journey to Babson

Name: Stephen Keith MS’17 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 MS’16 of Greensole What inspired you to pursue your master’s degree at Babson? In May of 2014, I…