Graduate Blog / Tag: Graduate Admissions

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…

Colleen Hynes

How to Complete Your Application in Just One Week

There’s still  time to submit your application for Babson’s Blended Learning MBA in Miami. The GMAT is not required for this program. Want to complete your application in just one week? Stick to this timeline and your application will be ready to go! Day 1: Request your transcripts from your undergraduate institution and any graduate…

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

“ET&A Live!” Highlights Babson’s Unique Virtual Learning Platforms

This September, admitted Blended Learning students joined Phil Kim, Blended Learning Faculty Director, Dennis Ceru, Faculty Co-Director of Experiential Learning, and members of Babson’s Experiential Learning office to experience ET&A Live!, a WebEx-enabled student experience where future classmates could practice working together in a simulated online class environment. ET&A is Babson’s unique methodology, Entrepreneurial Thought…

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 Hebard

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…

Jenene Romanucci

“ETA Live!” – Practicing What We Promote

Every day I speak with candidates about Babson’s acclaimed teaching methodology, Entrepreneurial Thought & Action®, and how this approach to education makes Babson such a special place to learn. Similarly, I talk at length about how our graduate programs focus heavily on critical thinking, collaboration, and navigating ambiguity. I do my best to practice this…

jcarbone

Babson Baffoonery – Yoga and Dancing

My colleague, Kathy Smith, enjoyed watching me embarrass myself and summed it up nicely in the piece below. Enjoy! Babson’s first Buffoonery in 1992 featured an a cappella group, rock band and skit about a not-so-typical dinner party. If yesterday is any indication, the 25th Anniversary Buffoonery will make the founders of this irreverent MBA…

jcarbone

Dean Lamb Welcomes New Graduate Students in India and Thailand

My colleague, Kathy Smith, who plans many of our events on campus and around the globe, reports back on Dean Lamb’s recent events below. En route to this weekend’s Babson Connect Worldwide 2017 in Bangkok, Will Lamb, Dean of the F.W. Olin School of Business, stopped for a few dinners.  He wasn’t just sampling the delicious…