Graduate Blog / Tag: Graduate Student Life

Stephanie Bannister

Babson Breaking Barriers: How Two Students Started a Tradition

Long before the poll results were announced, before our students began to rally behind one another to recover from an election gone wrong, two of our very own were planning an event that would disrupt “business as usual” here on campus – in the best way possible. Flora Ekpe-Idang and Mark Gagliardi, both full-time students…

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…

Jenene Romanucci

Babson College – Empowering Women to be Business Leaders Everywhere!

If you missed Women’s Preview Day last Friday, you missed an exciting event! Participants from around the world gathered together to learn why Babson was just ranked #8 for greatest opportunity for women by The Princeton Review. As we all know, women today are redefining the workplace and themselves. At Babson, you’ll learn how to…

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

Announcing Summer Venture Program in San Francisco!

This summer, we’re excited to launch Babson’s signature accelerator here at our San Francisco campus located in SoMa, the center of the start-up scene in SF. Within blocks of the campus are headquarters of some of the biggest names in tech, as well as a host of co-working spaces, accelerators, and VC firms, making San…

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!…

Barbara Selmo

Babson Food Day Follow-Up

Did you miss Babson Food Day?  The weather was pure damp New England fall day, but the crowds were large and they were all eating and sampling, talking and rapping, learning and dancing.  I joined the crowd on Park Manor Lawn at the “Marketplace for Great Food and Great Ideas” and took some snaps of what…

Barbara Selmo

What is up this week at Babson?

Are you a potential applicant to a Babson MBA program?  Have you started an application?  Are you in the lucky club of people who actually submitted one already?  I have an offer.  Come visit Babson this week.  We have some amazing events for you to enjoy. On Tuesday, October 23 and Wednesday, October 24, we…

Barbara Selmo

A Day in the Life of an Babson MBA Student

We in admissions like to provide soft and hard data about the life of a student in our programs. The hard data, for example, is all about number of courses and credits per semester, number of faculty, faculty/student ratio, the cost of housing, FAQ’s. The soft comes to you in the narratives  we tell about why…