Undergraduate Blog

Shazeem Siddiqi

College: Balancing Everything and Then Some

Whether I was applying to college or in my second year I would always hear from others “oh you will graduate before you know it”. The thing that anyone rarely talked about was what happens in between the first day of school and graduation. True growth which an individual experiences whether it be professional, academic,…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Handling Rejection

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Ji Hwan Kim ’18. Most upperclassmen at Babson know what it feels like to be a part of the job-search process. From the numerous resume critiques to the countless networking and informational sessions we attend, it’s certainly a significant investment of our personal time. While the process…

Peer Career Ambassadors

That 2:30 Feeling at Work

Written by Peer Career Ambassador, Davele Zephyr You just got back from your lunch break, you feel ready to tackle all of your afternoon tasks, and then all of a sudden, a wave of fatigue just rushes over you leaving you straining to stay awake. You know that if you sleep right there and then,…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Consumer Electronics Show 2017

Post by Vivian Fang ’17 What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas … except for all the AMAZING KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATIVE IDEAS that I was exposed to thanks to #CES2017. For those who don’t know, CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is the biggest tech convention in the United States, with approximately 170,000 attendees, that takes place…

Undergrad CCD

4 Preparation Techniques for Getting In the Zone Before a Big Interview

This post was written by Erica Zahka, Babson alum (MBA ’16) and Founder/CEO of Own The Boardroom.  A first impression is all about the energy you project and how you’re perceived.  A good first impression can open doors of opportunity, while a bad first impression can leave you with missed opportunities. Business Insider, among other…

A Successful Weekend

Last week/weekend (Feb 24-26) was pretty eventful on campus. I found myself, balancing time between all of the things one might expect to balance time between in college. First and foremost, my school work. I knew I would have to prioritize time for the assigned homework in my Quantitative Business Analytics course and my group…

Donna Sosnowski

Career and Professional Readiness: Life Skills That Contribute to Successful Careers

Today, it’s not enough to be fully qualified with requisite skills and talents, to be successful in your career, or in life.  Emotional intelligence combined with specific subject matter expertise is definitely, the key to success.  Studies of today’s most successful leaders acknowledge that intelligence, business savvy and functional expertise are requirements, but the most…

Babson San Francisco

If You’re Going to San Francisco

Four weeks ago twenty-two Babson undergrads flew into the San Francisco Airport to begin their “Semester Away” in the City by the Bay.  The cohort hails from Hong Kong, Switzerland, Virginia, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, and many more places.  I am lucky enough to count myself among these students and I look forward to sharing…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Done With Senior Year? Not So Fast.

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shun Ping Huang ’17. This past Fall, I wrote about Invisible Pressures for seniors to find a full time job before graduation. That burden has been with me since September and is a part of my senior year experience. Now that it’s February and that pressure is…