Graduate Blog / Tag: Graduate Student Life

Nishant Udeshi

Productive Slacking with Anirudh Dhebar

“Create your own little slacks every day and be productive, not different” said professor Anirudh Dhebar as he finished the last bit of rice and curry in his plate while leaving me full of food for thought. Lunch time at Olin café is pretty usual – multiple tables of graduate students discussing their group assignments…

Nishant Udeshi

Choosing the Right MBA Concentration

Remember that time in school when they asked you what you want to be in the future? One year you wanted to be a firefighter and the next a doctor and an architect in another. While asking myself what MBA concentration I wanted to pursue, I was in a similar situation. The Babson MBA offers…

Lessons from Tim Ryan ’88 of PwC

On a recent visit with Babson students, Tim Ryan ‘88, Senior Partner and Chairman of PwC US, highlighted the importance of diversity and inclusion, and shared three perspectives to carry in life. Three Key Perspectives Understand respect is important – “Leadership is not about making everybody like you, but helping people realize their full potential.…

Will Lamb

A Lesson From Babson’s First TEDx Event

On Saturday, April 22 a group of enterprising Babson students hosted the first ever Babson TEDx event. Conceived and organized by a group of MSEL students, the event was a huge success, attended by an audience of 70-100 people who arrived early and stayed until the finish. Titled “Disruption 360,” the event included a fascinating…

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…

Jenene Romanucci

The Babson MSEL: Bringing Entrepreneurial Leadership Around the Globe

If you’ve had the opportunity to talk with members of the Babson community, chances are that you have heard about the wonderfully diverse community that we are. We often say that Babson is a living and learning laboratory shaping today’s educators and tomorrow’s entrepreneurial leaders around the world. Part of our mission is to ensure a…

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!…