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Kirishika Krishnarajah

Third Times a Charm

It is easy to get lost in the world of business with all the different fields to explore – marketing, accounting, finance, human resources, and so much more. Going into my third year at Babson I was still confused with what I wanted to do within the realm of business. I had tried both marketing…

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Ziyan Liu

B2B Sales

On Thursday, June 8th, we had our second lunch and learn session with Beth Goldstein on how to make a great first impression during an elevator pitch. As one of our Summer Venture Program 2017 advisors, Beth has expertise in marketing and sales, with a focus on customer discovery and market research. Aside from being…

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Babson Hatchery

Reimagine Networking: How to craft the perfect “Snapchat” Pitch

The following post is from Hari Maheshwaran ’18, co-founder of ZAVR Men, a spring 2017 hatchery business. ZAVR Men is redefining the modern gentleman by designing minimal, modern accessories that effortlessly complement a well-dressed attired for any occasion, embodying the lifestyle of the modern gentleman. This blog was originally posted on Medium. Access here >> When…

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The Glavin Office

Enriching Experiences: Spain As Our Textbook

This blog post was written by Camila and Claudia Gonzalez, participants of the Spain Elective Abroad… Spending a few days in Madrid and Barcelona with a group of Babson students and well-prepared professors was the best experience for us. Throughout the program, we focused on viewing the cities as texts, allowing us to obtain a…

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Tiffany Shum

Motivation 101: Finding the Right Internship

I started off my sophomore year with my complete focus on my academic life. As most Babson students know, sophomore year is labeled as one of the most difficult. With that ideology set into my head from the beginning, internship search was honestly the last thing on my mind until the end of my first…

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Taline Karozichian

7 Film Students, 1 Business Student and 2 Interviews

Sounds almost like the beginning of a really bad joke, except that I was the business student who was completely outside of my comfort zone. Whenever I tell someone that I’m spending my summer working at a non-profit film production company on the West Side, their response is always, “oh, so you’re studying film at…

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Mara-Florina Steiu

Here’s why I love Silicon Valley

Amazing weather, great seafood, and breathtaking landscapes. All of these are legit reasons to love Silicon Valley, but none of them is significant enough to prove my unlimited admiration for this place. The real reason I believe Silicon Valley is truly special is that people here are T-shaped. Before imagining some weird creatures, let me…

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Miranda Ditmore

Top 3 Lessons I Learned From my First Week at a Start-Up

I am currently working as a Programs Intern for Venture for America, which labels itself as a nonprofit start-up. The company has realistically moved beyond the start-up phase and operates on a relatively solid foundation. However because the mission of the company revolves around promoting entrepreneurship, it still fosters a very strong start-up culture. I…

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Digital Experience Initiative (DXi)

8 Ways Digital Transformation is Changing New Product Development

Post by Ruben Mancha, Sebastian Fixson, Jennifer Bailey, Victor Seidel, Bala Iyer, Sinan Erzurumlu, and Steven Gordon Increasingly competitive market verticals and Digital Titans crossing traditional industry boundaries place pressure on organizations to innovate. Seventy-nine percent of CEO’s participating in a large-scale global survey report innovation as being their top-most or among their top-three priorities.1 At…

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Kit

So you have a goal…now what? Process, process, process.

Thank you for joining me as I share my experiences and insights from the front lines of Life! For those who are new, my name is Kit and I’m a rising sophomore at Babson College, currently interning at MassChallenge Boston for the summer. If you haven’t read my last (and first) blog post, please do so here.…

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