Undergraduate Blog / Author: Nikhil Anand

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5. Your North Star

This summer I have written over 20,000 lines of code, worked 800+ hours, and met some truly incredible people. It is very easy to burn out or get lost in this round-the-clock summer. What kept me in check was knowing what my mentor Darwish calls your “north star.” This is the idea or goal that…

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4. My Quick Exposure into Venture Capital

Start ups need to start up. To do this the need capital. The venture capital (vc) industry provides those much needed dollars to companies and takes an equity stake in the startup in return. It may be a hot form of investing right now, but the venture capital industry only takes up 0.3% ($30 billion)…

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3. Architecting the Idea

When beginning a project this summer, we did not write or touch a line of code on the first day. The first day spent creating wireframes, user mapping, and figuring out what we needed to code, but more importantly, what not to code. When working on apps and websites you can be working on them…

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2. Taking the Day Off to Work

During my summer I was immersed in the insane hours of tech culture in San Francisco. We worked 12 hours a day, and that was considered a normal day. After getting in that mind set a 24-hour Hackathon seemed like a piece of cake. A couple of my colleagues and I decided to take the…

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1. What is a Tech Company?

Airbnb, Lyft, Netflix. These companies are considered tech companies, but in reality, they are a hospitality, chauffeur, and entertainment companies that have been able to capitalize on the technological boom. These are just three of the countless “tech” companies that we spoke about at work today, but this same sentiment can be applied to almost…

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My Summer

I was asked to write several blog posts for Babson about my summer experience at Horizons School of Technology. I learned so much in just the first day at Horizons that I could have written all of them just off the knowledge of those first 12 hours. Instead I chose to wait until the end…

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Expanding My Horizons

As a business student, I wanted to use the summer explore a different industry that could supplement my Babson business education. Since technology is becoming increasingly important to the future, I have decided to expand my skills in software development and computer sciences. To do this I have chosen to work with Horizons School of…