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…

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bselmo

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…

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bselmo

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…

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Flip Sasser

The Numbers

I recently read an article in which the author discusses the number of people who came out of the woodwork to offer unsolicited advice when he started his business. He characterized these people like television news pundits: noisy and seemingly passionate, but made of flimsy stuff. The article resonated with me. I suffered through a…

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