Leandra Grinage

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…

Posted in Admission, Defining Your Babson

Leandra Grinage

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…

Posted in Career Development

Leandra Grinage

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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Leandra Grinage

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…

Posted in Career Development, Defining Your Babson

Leandra Grinage

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…

Posted in Defining Your Babson, First Year at Babson

Leandra Grinage

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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Leandra Grinage

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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Leandra Grinage

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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Leandra Grinage

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…

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Leandra Grinage

First-Year Senior Retreat

Hello All, Last month I went on a retreat…This  wasn’t just any old retreat ; it was the First Year-Senior Retreat ! About 30 first year students and 4 seniors spent the weekend at Northeastern University’s Warren Conference Center where we took in some great advice from our senior leaders. At the retreat, I learned…

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