Undergraduate Blog / Author: Courtney Minden

Courtney Minden

Hit Submit Part 2: The FAQ Version

It’s the final countdown: just six days left before the Babson Regular Decision application deadline (January 4th at midnight – in your time zone). I know most of you are off from school this week, and I hope that between some much deserved rest, relaxation, time with family, and football, you’ll be putting the finishing…

Courtney Minden

Hit Submit

Happy Holidays! I realize that you have not heard from me in a while. The honest truth is that 2015 has proven to be a busy year! Here in Lunder we hosted nearly 4,500 prospective students on campus, met with students and counselors in 28 states and 28 countries, and welcomed 528 new first-year students…

Courtney Minden

#Babson2019

This Monday at 3:00 p.m. EDT, Babson will release Regular Decision results online, accessible through the My Babson portal (please make sure that you know your username and password before you check!). Last year around this time, I blogged on this very subject and as I reread it, it still rings so true, especially the…

Courtney Minden

My Babson Portal: Use it. Love it.

Happy 2015! For those of you who submitted an application to us on or around January 4, please know that we have been very busy processing and reading all of your materials around the clock so that we may have our decisions ready in March. That being said, we continue to receive information on your…

Courtney Minden

5 Tips Before You Hit Submit-Part 5

Happy Halloween! For some,  this day is the scariest of them all-T minus 1 day until the ED/EA deadline. All week the Babson staff has been offering “treats” in the form of last minute advice on completing your applications. To recap: Monday: Hannah told you to be mindful of all of the word counts to…

Courtney Minden

The Dean Talks Essays

Happy Friday! What’s everyone doing this weekend?  Binge watching Homeland? Catching up on sleep? Working on some early applications? I just looked at my calendar and realized that for all of you early applicants out there, this is the last full weekend to work on your applications before next Saturday’s November 1 deadline. (I’m sure…

Courtney Minden

Fall To-Do List

It’s move-in day at Babson College! Here’s a scary thought:I have been on a school schedule since kindergarten. Translation: Since I was 5 years old, mid-August has revolved around Back to School. While that has meant different things over the years (mostly in my school supply and lunchbox choices), what has stayed the same is…

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Driven to Distraction

Happy Friday! Has anyone else had trouble concentrating today? Judging from my Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, the interwebs  are exploding with anticipation over the final push to release decisions at schools across the country.  While intellectually we know that we should all focus on work and school, the knowledge that something may be waiting in…

Courtney Minden

2018!

It’s been nearly a week since decisions have gone out and the excitement  over the admitted Class of 2018 being selected is still in full force (I think that may have contributed to having lost for the past 3 days-the staff has never seen me so quiet-it’s driving me crazy). Since Sunday we have started…

Courtney Minden

Decision Day

Here we go.  This Sunday at 3:00 EST, Babson College will release Regular Decisions online (accessible through the My Babson portal, so be sure your username and password is ready). Decision Day is always a big deal for us here in the Admission Office-a combination of exciting, rewarding, and more than a little nerve wracking…