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Prototype Presentations – Babson MBAs Test Their Business Ideas

As they make their way through their first term at Babson, the first year MBA students at Babson were tasked with creating and prototyping a viable business idea, combining their skills learned in each of their Mod 1 classes. The students gathered in Knight Auditorium to share their creations and test each other’s prototypes. See…

Colleen Hynes

“ET&A Live!” Highlights Babson’s unique virtual learning platforms

Earlier this month, admitted Blended Learning students & Graduate Admissions joined Blended Learning Faculty Director Phil Kim, Faculty Co-Director of Experiential Learning Dennis Ceru, and staff from Babson’s unique 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…

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…

Babson Graduate Students

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,…