Graduate Blog / Tag: MBA Application Process

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…

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…

Cara Hebard

Quick Tips to Prepare for Your Graduate Admissions Interview

As you submit your application for the Round 3 deadline of February 28th (or another upcoming application deadline), you should also be thinking about how to best prepare for Graduate School interviews. The interview is another aspect of your application which helps us assess your experiences, accomplishments, goals and fit for Babson and your program…

Petia Whitmore

May the Force Be With You or the Optional MBA Essay Revisited

Greetings from the Babson Wellesley campus! This is a big week for all Round 2 full time applicants – we will release admissions decisions on Friday! So much work went into assessing all Round 2 applicants and it was amazing to see the quality of the candidates. It makes us all so excited about our…

Petia Whitmore

Don’t Be a Stranger

So you are considering getting your MBA. You’ve registered on MBA.com. Or not. You may have your GMAT scheduled. Or not. You may even have a list of schools you are considering. What do you do next? One of the things I very distinctly remember from the time I was an MBA candidate, was that…

Petia Whitmore

Why an MBA and why Babson College?

In Graduate Admissions, we have conversations with prospective students around these questions every single day. Each person’s decision to return to school for their MBA is personal and unique. And so is what they hope to gain from their graduate business school experience. Some students want to stay in their path, but advance from their…

Petia Whitmore

The Babson 2015-2016 Application for Graduate Admission is live!

Every August, we get many calls and emails from applicants eager to know when the application for admission to our graduate programs will go live. We are happy to inform you the new application is now live on the Babson Bridge. As always, our goal is to ensure the application process allows us to really…

Petia Whitmore

Four Interview Tips

This week the Graduate Admissions suite in Olin Hall has been such a busy place! Every day we have dozens of Round 2 candidates coming for their admissions interview. This interview intense period will continue over the next couple of weeks so I thought I would offer 4 quick tips to anyone who is unsure…

Petia Whitmore

A big day for Round 1 applicants!

Today is a very important day for all Round 1 applicants – we will be releasing admissions decisions at midnight! The Round 1 pool of candidates was large and exceptionally strong this year and the admissions committee spent a tremendous number of hours discussing the candidates and their fit for Babson. So here is what…