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Brian Hickey

Top Babson Social Media Moments of 2014

As the year draws to a close, another exciting semester of school has occurred at Babson. Serving as a Social Media Ambassador at Babson, here are some of the top Babson moments I’ve seen over the past semester through social media: Babson Welcomes the Class of 2018: #Babson2018, around 500 students, come to #Babson from 35 states…

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Kyaw Thant

A Leap of Faith

Doubt, insecurity, anxiety… Perhaps these are what some of you might be feeling right now. If so, I want to tell you that you are not alone. I suppose it is only natural to feel anxious before making the decision of where you are going to spend the next four years of your life. I…

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Rachel Greenberger

Structural Holes

My breakthrough read of 2014 was written in 2004, but “Structural Holes and Good Ideas” has done more to validate my wacky way of operating in the world than anything else. Author Ron Burt explores the neighborhood of social capital occupied by “between-group brokers… the people who stand near the holes in a social structure.”…

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mchmura

SaveOhno.org Raises Awareness Of Climate Change Through Gamification

SaveOhno Inc. has established a Kickstarter campaign to promote and fundraise for its climate change web platform, SaveOhno.org, which will launch in early 2015. SaveOhno.org attempts to educate and drive legislative progress on the issue of climate change through gamification and social media. “‘Ohno’ is a character that represents the site visitor’s great granddaughter, and…

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Blair

Choosing Babson

Choosing colleges to look at in the spring of my junior year of high school was an incredibly stressful experience. I kept asking my mom, “How am I supposed to know where to go to college? I’m 16!” I received a post card from Babson and decided to take a look. It seemed to have…

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Caroline Hayes

Finance Interview Tips from a Babson Alum – Listen up!

I had the opportunity to participate in a Finance Interview Prep session organized by a Babson Faculty member. The 2005 alumnus gave such valuable advice to classroom full of undergraduate sophomore and junior students who were eager to ask questions and hear what those finance interviews are really like! The alumnus had been in the…

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Brenda Kostyk

WOW! WIN!

Congratulations to Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab for receiving a BostInno 50 on Fire Award last Thursday evening!  In front of an audience of over 600 of Boston’s hottest gamechangers, disruptors, and innovators,  WIN was awarded a prestigious 50 on Fire Award for breakthrough accomplishments in the Education sector.  Recognizing that women build businesses differently than…

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Abby

Was Babson the Right Choice? Absolutely!

As I am getting ready to wrap up my time at Babson and many students are getting ready to (hopefully) start theirs, I have been reflecting on the experiences that have shaped my time here. I am often asked whether Babson was the right choice for me, and I never hesitate to say “yes” because…

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mchmura

WIN Lab Among Winners of BostInno’s 50 On Fire Awards

The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson is among the winners of the BostInno 3rd annual 50 on Fire awards. 50 on Fire honors those driving innovation within the region by recognizing the year’s 50 most luminary, disruptive and newsworthy people and organizations across industries. The Women…

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