Graduate Blog / Tag: Choosing an MBA

Monica Moore

How to Create an Epic Business School Application

During my career, I have read thousands of applications, and experienced the joy of guiding prospective graduate students to realize their goal of gaining admission to a competitive graduate program. With the 2019 admissions cycle upon us, it seems appropriate to tell you what few other graduate admission leaders will share. What really makes an…

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…

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…

Colleen Hynes

Top 5 Reasons to begin your Part-time MBA this summer

If you know business school is in your future but you’re worried about finding the “right” time to start, here’s the top 5 reasons to jumpstart your Part-time MBA this summer. You’ll still have time to get to the beach- Summer session classes at Babson are usually just 7 weeks long , and we offer lots…

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…

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…