Petia Whitmore

Another way to experience Babson College – our student-run conferences

If you are a prospective graduate student, Graduate Admissions would like to invite you to be our guest at two student-run conferences, both featuring top-notch speakers and the opportunity to network with students, alumni, and industry professionals. This year’s Babson Energy & Environmental Conference concentrates on the ongoing integration of energy efficiency and sustainability in…

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Spring 2014 Promises Teamwork, Competition, and Fun for MBAs

The Spring Semester will arrive on Tuesday bearing ample opportunities for Babson students to satisfy their competitive and entrepreneurial cravings in 2014. Students will pit their ideas against those of others’ for fun and the opportunity to win cash prizes to help fuel their respective ventures. The Babson Energy and Environmental Club will host its…

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Babson Alumni Spotlight: Mike Angelov ’05

We recently caught up with Babson Alumnus Mike Angelov ’05 to discuss his new entrepreneurial venture, Grill-Easy™. The Product Grill Easy™ was brought to life from a simple shared idea that the charcoal grilling industry was stuck in the last century and it was time to infuse it with innovation and develop products based on…

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bselmo

What is a deferral?

Greetings from Babson, where we recently celebrated not that we are the #1 school for entrepreneurship, but that we are the ONLY school for e-ship.  I’ll save the picture for the end of my post, but let me say that Olin Hall witnessed an outpouring of school spirit, Babson green t-shirts, the Babson Beaver mascot,…

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Kurian Babykutty

Are you a gambler or an entrepreneur?

Most people quickly and easily associate entrepreneurship with taking risk. During my undergrad days, any daring student who tried to make a quick buck to fuel those teenage impulses, was considered entrepreneurial. However, I feel that such an assumption is far from reality. In fact, I believe the truth is the exact opposite and here’s why.…

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Stephen Foung

My Path to Entrepreneurship

Unlike many students who apply to Babson College, I had no interest in entrepreneurship or start-ups when deciding on schools to get my MBA. In fact, the fact that Babson seemed so focused on just entrepreneurship was a negative point in my book, because I wanted to go to a school that would help me…

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Kurian Babykutty

Giving thanks @ Thanksgiving

Well, it’s that time of the year when people take a weekend off to eat good turkey and shop like crazy! But on a more serious note, I just realized that I have so much to be grateful for at Babson and what better time to give thanks than at Thanksgiving? Hence, I am thankful……

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Kurian Babykutty

Pitch, Pitcher, Pitches!

Recently, I participated in the 2012 Rocket Pitch at Babson College and although I witnessed many good presentations, some could have been better. This is because while many know the basics of pitching, few pitch convincingly. But it’s not a big deal at all and the following five pointers should help you rock the pitch!…

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Matt

Social Media Ambassador: Matthew Dominici

As a proud member of the inaugural team of social media ambassadors here at Babson, I wanted to take a minute to welcome to my blog!  Over the course of the next two years, my goal is to bring my loyal devoted willing readers a small slice of my life here at Babson in terms of academics (the good…

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New York Alumni Bring the Babson Rocket Pitch to the Big Apple

Every fall, Babson holds a meticulously coordinated rocket pitch event, where students get to pitch their businesses in 3 minutes or less to a constantly rotating audience that moves from room to room and pitch to pitch.  It’s an iconic event that has become a staple at Babson.  But why should current students have all…

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