Undergraduate Blog / Author: Leandra Grinage

Leandra Grinage

What to do if your friends are studying abroad!

Hello all, My junior year is going very well so far. I love all of my classes and I feel like I am being as involved as I can. I feel like have been managing my time efficiently. However, the one problem I have been having is making time to catch up with my friends…

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Tips for Acing Your College Interview

Many High School students are in their college application process and may be going on interviews. Since I have been conducting interviews for a few months, I’ve come up with some tips that can help students on their interviews. If you have an interview coming up, here are some tips to make sure you feel…

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How To Turn Your Twitter Profile Into A Professional Platform ( 7 Steps)

1. Follow companies that you admire and want to learn more about. Its is also a good idea to follow  political and professional leaders whom you respect. i.e @mcuban, @PWC_US_Careers 2. Cater a good majority of your tweets towards your professional interests. This means sharing news articles and interesting blogs posts that you have read and also tweeting about…

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Here’s my 168, what’s yours?

My 168 hours are never spent in the same way. Each week, something new happens that I may spend my time doing. A typical week for me consists of studying, visiting professor’s office hours, volunteering at Cradles To Crayons, planning events as VP of Finance for HOLA and during fall semester my time bulk of…

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The Struggle Of Choosing A Business Concentration

As my first semester of Sophomore year at Babson comes to an end, I cannot stop thinking of which concentration I will declare, if any. I have many friends who already know what they will be doing after graduation even which company and position they will have. However, I need a bit more experience in…

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The Best Leadership Position Ever

This semester is my first semester as a Peer Mentor ! (WOHOOO) . Peer Mentors serve as orientation leaders , student leaders in First Year Seminar classes and even more than that a support system for first year students. As a new peer mentor, I didn’t know what to expect. I was nervous, excited, scared…

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Black Affinity Conference at Babson

On April 5th and April 6th , I attend the Black Affinity Conference at Babson. This is a series of panels and networking events in which Black alumni can interact with current Black students on campus. I learned that Babson has over 500 Black alumni and counting. Through the speeches of  our alumni, I realized…

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What Babson Students Do During Spring Break !

Hello all, I am currently on my spring break at Babson and I felt like I should talk about the many things that you can do during these precious few days. Spring break is a great opportunity to catch up on work or get ahead on work for the weeks following spring break.  If you’re like me…

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Internship Fair 2013

  Hello again! I have to share a very interesting experience with you all. Last month Babson hosted its annual internship fair where numerous companies set up tables at Knight Auditorium and answered questions and introduced internship ventures. As a first-year student I didn’t really think I would get any attention from the companies since I’ve only…

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New Year, New FME

Hello, My second semester has begun! I have a new set of professors and classes. So far, I have a feeling that I will have an interesting and productive semester. I have to say I am very excited to start selling my FME product. My FME business is a device that automatically rolls up headphone wires to prevent tangle. As…