Graduate Blog / Tag: Two-Year 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…

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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…

jcarbone

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…

jcarbone

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…