Graduate Blog / Tag: Two-Year MBA

Johanna Beers

5 Tips for Nailing Your Graduate School Essay

When applying for graduate school, the essay is a great way to stand out from the rest of the applicants. Johanna Beers, associate director of Graduate Admissions, at Babson College gives an insider perspective on what makes a graduate school essay that will set you apart. Find your story In the application process, the essay…

Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK4: Ian Thiel M’12, Alto Pharmacy + Ryan Hoover, Founder of Product Hunt

Another productive week @Babson San Francisco! We had 2 amazing guest speakers who shared wisdom about the value of customers and retaining them. Our first speaker was Ian Thiel M‘12, the current Head of Growth for Alto Pharmacy and the former Head of New Products at Optimizely. Ian explained the importance of understanding your customer segment, recommended several books,…

Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK3: Aldo Carrascoso M’08 + Elvis Lieban M’14 + Uber VP Product Design

It was another eventful week @Babson San Francisco where our Summer Catalyst teams participated in a hands-on workshop, met with industry experts and incredible Babson alumni!   Our first speaker was Aldo Carrascoso M’08, serial entrepreneur and founder of several successful ventures across many industries including media, fin-tech, and health. He launched Jukin Media, a company…

Colleen Hynes

Exciting Opportunities for Babson’s Incoming Graduate Students!

My colleague Johanna Beers, who recruits primarily for our Two-Year MBA program, shared the following thoughts as she prepares to welcome the incoming classes at Babson! May is a time of transition for every college. Even as we celebrated the achievements of the Class of 2018 last Saturday, including two graduates who were named to…

Jay Robie

Babson Graduate Students Keep Expanding their Networks

The 5th annual Babson Boston Connect, held on November 30th, 2017, drew a large number of attendees to the HubSpot offices in Cambridge. The event was organized by the Graduate Center for Career Development and Babson’s Events Management Office and was open to all of the current graduate students (One Yr and Two Yr MBA,…

Jenene Romanucci

Living the Babson Mission: Embracing and Rewarding Social Impact

The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business is committed to living Babson’s mission of educating “entrepreneurial leaders who create great economic and social value—everywhere.” My colleague Johanna Beers summed up one way we practice this in the Graduate Admissions office in the post below. Enjoy!   What do the ideas below have to do with…

Johanna Beers

Prototype Presentations – Babson MBAs Test Their Business Ideas

As they make their way through their first term at Babson, the first year MBA students at Babson were tasked with creating and prototyping a viable business idea, combining their skills learned in each of their Mod 1 classes. The students gathered in Knight Auditorium to share their creations and test each other’s prototypes. See…

Colleen Hynes

Your Graduate Application: Do’s and Don’ts

Before you begin your Babson graduate application, I wanted to share some Do’s and Don’ts on how to make your application as competitive as possible. Recommendation Letters Do… ask colleagues with whom you collaborative regularly for their recommendations. It’s ideal to have at least one recommendation letter come from a current or former supervisor, but…

jcarbone

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…

jcarbone

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…