Undergraduate Blog / Author: Nicole Yapijakis

Nicole Yapijakis

Applying Organization Values as an Intern

On July 18th, MassChallenge hosted their first Companywide All Hands. Together, all the employees and interns came together, both in person and virtually. One topic of discussion, beyond company updates and messages from the executive team, was a reminder of MassChallenge’s 5 key values: Help Entrepreneurs Win, Impact Now, Own It, Team Up and Be…

Nicole Yapijakis

Don’t Dream Big, Envision Your Greatest Self Instead

*exhales Finally I can breathe for the first time in a month as Summer Session I and juggling a life as a “working mom”, where: …I took morning classes instead of night classes, while ….taking care of my “kids” (my roommates and friends) whom I would cook or buy food for, wait to pick up…

Nicole Yapijakis

Ditching The City That Never Sleeps for No Sleep

Here I sit listening to Pink Floyd’s song, “Time”, never feeling so disconnected to the following lines, “Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day / You fritter and waste the hours in an offhand way”. I am Nicole, a rising sophomore and Posse Scholar at Babson College. I am from New York…