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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…

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Babson India Trip 2017 – Melissa Altarejos MBA ’17

As part of my two-year MBA experience, my classmates and I went on what seems to be now, a traditional, annual India trip for the second-year students at Babson. This is the second year running that Babson students have done an India trip. Seventy people (that’s right 7-0) and seventeen days full of laughter, bellies…

Stephanie Bannister

Experiential Learning: My Favorite Class at Babson

During my time in Babson’s MBA program, I’ve spoken to several different potential students about my experience here, my advice for their interviews, and what they can expect once they step through those doors. One thing that always comes up, and that I too was curious about before I started, is the experiential learning opportunities…

Stephanie Bannister

Babson Abroad: The Value of International Travel

Traveling abroad was an important factor when I was choosing an MBA program. If the school didn’t offer some sort of international experience, it was taken off of my list. You hear it all the time: Companies want globally-minded candidates. We’re in an international economy; our businesses can no longer effectively operate in a local…

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…

Cara Hebard

Finding the Right Fit: Q&A with Current Master of Science in Finance (MSF) Student

Considering a Master of Science in Finance (MSF) degree? Finding the right graduate school can be an exciting process. As an admissions professional I encourage candidates considering Babson to engage with our dynamic community. In addition to our website there are many ways to learn more about the MSF program at Babson College: visit campus,…

Stephanie Bannister

Asking for What You Want: Lessons from the NAWMBA Conference

This year’s National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) annual conference was held in Stamford, CT. The official theme was Connecting with Confidence, but the message I took away was much more profound than some well-worn networking tips and tricks. Jodi Glickman– author, entrepreneur, and professional coach- spoke at one of the sessions during the first…

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…