Graduate Blog / Tag: Choosing an MBA

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…

Stephanie Bannister

What’s so different about Babson?

At the end of my first year in the full time MBA program, I had a prospective student ask me this question.  She had received competitive offers from other well-known schools in the Boston area. And she wanted MY take on why Babson was the best choice. I paused for a moment and thought about…

Petia Whitmore

Veterans in the Babson MBA

Whether you are celebrating Easter today or not, I hope everyone who is reading this blog is having a wonderful Sunday and is off to a great start of their week. Today’s blog post will be about veterans in the Babson MBA. My wonderful friend Courtney Wilson, featured in this NYT article titled “While at…

Babson San Francisco

What exactly is a Blended Learning MBA?

Not too long ago there were two ‘types’ of MBAs: Full Time and Part Time.  Now prospective students have dozens of options to choose from:  Executive MBAs, Accelerated Programs, Online Programs, Evening Programs and even ‘Blended Learning Programs.’ But what exactly is a Blended Learning MBA? Blended Learning Programs combine the best elements from all…

Petia Whitmore

Women’s Preview Day at Babson!

At Babson, we work hard to ensure our students have the resources they need to succeed academically and professionally. One powerful example of the personalized opportunities we make available to graduate students is reflected in the focus we put on educating and celebrating women entrepreneurial leaders of all kinds. We want to introduce you to…

Petia Whitmore

A Part-Time Path to Full-Time Success

If you are considering getting an MBA while remaining in the work force full-time, then, undoubtedly, one question you face is what part-time program is right for you. And if your work schedule makes it challenging to commit to attending classes on campus on a weekly basis, then you need a program that provides appropriate…

Petia Whitmore

Have you talked with us lately?

In the process of researching MBA or Masters programs, candidates speak with friends, coworkers, mentors, alumni, current students. These are all great resources that can help you understand how an MBA would support your personal and professional goals. Another resource every MBA candidate should take advantage of are admissions professionals, so let me highlight to…

Barbara Selmo

Researching the MBA

Last week I talked about starting your MBA program exploration at a tour, fair or forum. To put some context on these visits, let’s say that they are the first step in your action research project. What is your research project about? MBA programs. More specifically, the MBA programs you want to apply to and…

Barbara Selmo

MBA Recruitment events–making them work for you

It’s August, which means that fall recruitment has indeed begun. As I promised in my last post, I am going to use my blog in the next several months to inform you about all things Babson MBA admissions, to continue introducing you to the staff, and hopefully, to give you advice you can use to…