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Jesseca Timmons

Notes from the Case Files: Everyone Has to Worry About the Money

By Jesseca P. Timmons, a case writer in Entrepreneurial Studies and Social Entrepreneurship for The Lewis Institute at Babson College. Every entrepreneur tells a powerful story. In case interviews, they often describe concepts and changes they put in place which ended up completely transforming their business, or even their industry. When we interviewed Sy Friedland,…

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Petia Whitmore

Ready to Reapply?

Every year, a number of MBA applicants face the question of what it really means to reapply to a program that for some reason they were not able to become part of the year before. While we do outline the process for you in our application instructions, it may be helpful for you to hear…

Posted In Graduate Blog

Emily Besen

It’s not Scott, its Yanchuan

Post by Salome Mosehle, Class of 2018 People in the U.S. never have a problem pronouncing names like John or Mary or Amy but somehow any name that doesn’t fit the average Anglo-Saxon prescription gets a different treatment. I noticed this when I met Yanchuan. Here’s how the story goes: “Hi, my name is Scott.…

Posted In Living Entrepreneurship Blog

Blair

Getting Off Campus

Although campus is beautiful, and I love spending time here, it is also situated in gorgeous Wellesley, MA which allows students the chance to get off campus and explore the quaint town. One of my favorite places in Wellesley is the ice cream shop JP Licks. They make a variety of flavors that are sure…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

BRIC

Belonging & Heimat in India: Winding Down #BRIC2014

  Post By Nick Kleidon New Delhi, India As our journey in India comes to a close, I’m reminded of the very first course I attended at Babson with Professor Mary Pinard. It was the honors foundations course for arts and humanities, and on the first day we were introduced to the German concept of…

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Brenda Kostyk

Survival Tip: Keeping Abreast of Boston’s Tech Innovation

Boston’s reputation as the Innovation Hub is well earned.  The tech discoveries, advancements, and businesses launching and growing in our own backyard seem boundless.  It’s a challenge just to keep up . . . especially when you are a Babson undergrad swimming in exams, team projects, club activities, athletic/arts commitments, as well as managing professional…

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mchmura

Newbury College Speaker Series Features Babson’s Michael Martin

On Wednesday, November 19, Newbury College will welcome writer Michael Gerhard Martin for a lecture as the second installment of its 2014-2015 Speaker Series. The event will open with readings from current students via a Creative Writing class taught by Assistant Professor Dr. Aaron Tillman. The lecture, which will take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

Peer Career Ambassadors

Reputation – How Does It Really Work?

This post was written by Owen Shea ’17, Peer Career Ambassador. People often think of reputation as how other people perceive you. This connotation is correct, but reputation goes so much deeper. First impressions stand out when people reflect back on a certain experience or encounter. Impressions cannot change and are the only real imprint…

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Community Action Program Experience

The CAP program has really taught me how to appreciate everything I have. This appreciation includes being able to serve and help the common man. When I first started working at Harvard Square Meals I didn’t know what to expect. I thought I would be rejected for being a college student but no I was…

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