Graduate Blog / Tag: Two-Year MBA

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Babson Baffoonery – Yoga and Dancing

My colleague, Kathy Smith, enjoyed watching me embarrass myself and summed it up nicely in the piece below. Enjoy! Babson’s first Buffoonery in 1992 featured an a cappella group, rock band and skit about a not-so-typical dinner party. If yesterday is any indication, the 25th Anniversary Buffoonery will make the founders of this irreverent MBA…

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Dean Lamb Welcomes New Graduate Students in India and Thailand

My colleague, Kathy Smith, who plans many of our events on campus and around the globe, reports back on Dean Lamb’s recent events below. En route to this weekend’s Babson Connect Worldwide 2017 in Bangkok, Will Lamb, Dean of the F.W. Olin School of Business, stopped for a few dinners.  He wasn’t just sampling the delicious…

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Babson Alumna Secures Funding On Shark Tank

My colleagues Johanna Beers and Mary Beth Crook worked closely with a recent graduate, Abby Speicher, while she was an MBA student and wanted to share her venture’s recent accomplishments in the blog post below. On Friday, February 24th, many Babson community members were glued to their televisions to watch Abby Speicher, a 2015 Two-Year…

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Babson India Trip 2017 – Melissa Altarejos MBA ’17

As part of my two-year MBA experience, my classmates and I went on what seems to be now, a traditional, annual India trip for the second-year students at Babson. This is the second year running that Babson students have done an India trip. Seventy people (that’s right 7-0) and seventeen days full of laughter, bellies…

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…

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 Connect: New York City – Power of the Network

Last week I had the opportunity to attend my first Babson Connect (New York City).  For those of you who don’t know, Babson Connect is a networking event that can also have an educational component.  It is a great way for alumni and current students to connect with others from both the undergraduate and graduate…

Colleen Hynes

Babson Graduate Admissions Events: Where we met you in 2016!

The Graduate Admissions team had a wonderful year getting to know so many innovative students, both by travelling abroad and welcoming students to our campuses in Wellesley, Boston, and San Francisco. As we wrap up 2016, we looked back at some of our favorite events of the past year: Babson Boston Opening- This past Fall,…

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…

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…