Undergraduate Blog / Author: Josh Boutin

Josh Boutin

Three Reasons to Apply to Babson’s Merit Scholarships

Just under four years ago, I was awarded Babson’s Presidential Scholarship, which would become one of the main reasons I decided to come to Babson. The cost of the school I would go to was a definite concern, and my decision ultimately came down to either Babson or one of my local state schools, where…

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Babson Hosts BETA Semifinals for On-Campus Start-Ups

Last Wednesday, Babson hosted its annual BETA Challenge semifinals, bringing together 18 businesses started by current undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni. The BETA Challenge first started in 2012 to recognize student entrepreneurs and their achievements. Winners from each division (undergraduate, graduate, and alumni) receive $20,000 in cash and in-kind services, with select…

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It’s Great to be Back

The last time I wrote, I was halfway around the world in New Delhi, India. A few days had passed since our place touched down for the last stop on my BRIC adventure, but we still had three weeks to go. In the two months since, I’ve had the opportunity to explore New Delhi and…

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Studying Abroad on BRIC!

Greetings from New Delhi, India! As October comes to a close and Babson students prepare for the second half of their semester, I wanted to share my experiences from the Babson BRIC program. Babson BRIC is a semester-long program that takes a cohort of 20 to 25 students to Russia, India, and China to take…

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Sneak Peek: Class of 2019 Summer Reading

Part of what makes Babson great is that students can get involved in so many different things. The opportunities are limitless, as I found out in October 2013, when I was asked to be a student representative on the committee that chooses incoming first-years’ summer reading selection. Over the past two years, I’ve joined other students, staff, and faculty to find…

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Why Babson?

With decisions having just come out (congrats Babson Class of 2019!) I found myself thinking back to what led me to Babson just two short years ago. My campus tour and info session introduced me to most of the great things Babson has to offer, but it was my experience at Babson168 that solidified my…