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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…

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…

Lessons from Tim Ryan ’88 of PwC

On a recent visit with Babson students, Tim Ryan ‘88, Senior Partner and Chairman of PwC US, highlighted the importance of diversity and inclusion, and shared three perspectives to carry in life. Three Key Perspectives Understand respect is important – “Leadership is not about making everybody like you, but helping people realize their full potential.…

jcarbone

The new application is live (and an updated essay too)!

For those of you applying for a program in spring, summer, or fall of 2018, our application is live!  We released a new application on Monday as well as a new essay topic. For those of you applying to our working professional’s programs for Fall 2018, don’t worry. The application may look a little different…

Cara Chase

MS in Accounting Program: Visit Campus This Summer!

Among summer jobs, internships and social activities, undergraduate students on summer break have a chance to rejuvenate and plan for the year(s) ahead. For those considering graduate accounting studies, summertime is a great opportunity to connect with us through a Create Your Experience (CYE) visit. A CYE visit offers you the opportunity to observe a…

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…

Johanna Beers

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…

Ken Mattsson

Make Sure Your Family Knows When You’re Getting Your Diploma!

Hello Graduating Graduate Students! Cathy Merlo, Senior Associate Director and Ken Mattsson, Associate Director, both of the Graduate Center for Career Development, will be the name readers for the F.W. Olin Graduate School Commencement on Saturday, May 20, 2017. We want to make sure that we pronounce your names correctly so that you family and friends will recognize…

Cara Chase

Quick Tips to Prepare for Your Graduate Admissions Interview

As you submit your application for the Round 3 deadline of February 28th (or another upcoming application deadline), you should also be thinking about how to best prepare for Graduate School interviews. The interview is another aspect of your application which helps us assess your experiences, accomplishments, goals and fit for Babson and your program…

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…