Undergraduate Blog / Admission

Leandra Grinage

Alcatraz Night Tour/Beach Blanket Babylon

This weekend the Babson SF group had a group night tour to Alcatraz Island, a place that once housed a high security prison called Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. I had never been to the island before and I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was very pleased with my visit. Each of us had a…

Ellen Zatkowski

Scholarship Opportunities – Apply Now!

We know that college is a major investment for you and for your family. So, in addition to researching which school is the best fit for you, it’s equally important to pay attention to scholarship opportunities available at each of the colleges on your list. While many of you are in different phases of your…

James Dewey-Rosenfeld

You’ve applied to Babson…now what?

First of all, take a deep breath; you probably put a lot of work into your college search and applications, so I think I can speak for everyone when I say take five minutes off. Trust me, I know you are all still very busy. So, to answer the question of “Now what?” If you…

Courtney Minden

My Babson Portal: Use it. Love it.

Happy 2015! For those of you who submitted an application to us on or around January 4, please know that we have been very busy processing and reading all of your materials around the clock so that we may have our decisions ready in March. That being said, we continue to receive information on your…

James Dewey-Rosenfeld

A New Year and a New Class

Happy New Year! I hope everyone has had a fantastic and restful holiday season. For many of us, we may have had some time off from work or school, but now it’s time to get back to business. For our office, we will dive back into application review; for you, the final edits and submission…

Kyaw Thant

COMING SOON: Regional Representatives

Do you know of people from your high school or institution who are currently attending Babson College? If so, an opportunity to get an inside scoop is coming soon! Lunder Admission Center is organizing for current Babson students to volunteer as Regional Representatives for their respective high schools and hometowns. During school vacations over Christmas…

James Dewey-Rosenfeld

TITLE TOWN!

The road to a NEWMAC Championship now goes right through Babson Park. Babson Athletics has had quite the last couple of weeks, as the Women’s Tennis team, the Men’s Soccer team, and the Women’s Volleyball team have all won conference championships in very exciting fashion. The Women’s Tennis team staged a furious rally to come…

Courtney Minden

5 Tips Before You Hit Submit-Part 5

Happy Halloween! For some,  this day is the scariest of them all-T minus 1 day until the ED/EA deadline. All week the Babson staff has been offering “treats” in the form of last minute advice on completing your applications. To recap: Monday: Hannah told you to be mindful of all of the word counts to…

Tommaso Canetta

5 Tips Before You Hit Submit – Part 4

With just two days to go until the November 1st Early Decision and Early Action deadline, I’m here to offer another tip to get you ready to hit that submit button. Tip #4: Proofread! Yes, it sounds simple, but it’s still an incredibly important part of the process. I know you’ve put a lot of time into your…

Ellen Zatkowski

5 Tips Before You Hit Submit – Part 3

I have definitely been on a blog hiatus but, now that my fall travel has come to an end, I am hoping to get back on the blog bandwagon! Both James and Hannah have provided some excellent advice and tips for before you hit Submit. Here are my words of (hopefully) wisdom: Ellen’s Tip of…