Sophan Smith

Calling all Retail Fanatics!

Calling all Retail Fanatics! The EDENS Retail Challenge is an annual competition for student entrepreneurs who are passionate about changing the face of retail. Graduate and undergraduate students from across the country compete in a multi-step process that culminates in one final pitch to a panel of industry leaders. Entrants must initially submit a video…

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Courtney Minden

Fall To-Do List

It’s move-in day at Babson College! Here’s a scary thought:I have been on a school schedule since kindergarten. Translation: Since I was 5 years old, mid-August has revolved around Back to School. While that has meant different things over the years (mostly in my school supply and lunchbox choices), what has stayed the same is…

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Brian Hickey

Tips for the Class of 2018

Babson is buzzing again as students return to campus. With athletes already back on campus training, incoming first years starting their Babson experience at the end of this week, and upperclassmen returning in a week, campus will soon be back in full swing. As the Class of 2018 embarks on their Babson journey, I caught…

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“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them”

Yesterday was the first day of week two on the Boston Common where Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is putting on Twelfth Night  for their 19th Annual Free Shakespeare on the Common.  We have had between 2-5,000 people attend every single night and it has been such a wonderful learning experience.  Not only do I assist in managing…

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Brian Hickey

Babson Student Startup: Think Board

Babson students are always buzzing with business ideas, but for Hanson Grant (’16) his desire to write down his ideas led him to start his new business called Think Board. Coming up with a unique iteration of the traditional whiteboard, Think Board allows someone to capture their ideas with ease. Think Board is a dry…

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Brian Hickey

Eager Beavers: Class of 2018 Ready to Join Babson

With orientation just two months away, Babson’s Class of 2018 will soon be joining the Babson community.  This group of students brings unique qualities and experiences to the campus with its diversity in background, interests, culture and geographic origin. College brings so many new opportunities– academic, social, extracurricular, and beyond – and it is a very…

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Ari Markowitz

Four is Better than One

They say practice makes perfect, and I would tend to agree to that statement. What they don’t say however, is that perfection is useless. I say that, because I understand what it means to challenge myself, and that there is no limit to how well or how fast I can do something. To be perfect…

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Keenan James

Let Me Get You in the Loop – with dotloop

If you have ever purchased or sold real estate, you know there are an endless number of papers and contracts that have to be signed by multiple parties. The amount of emails, faxes, and late night meetings to get signatures will give anyone a migraine. dotloop is a simple management system that allows for the…

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Hitting The Ground Running

I would like to take a minute to introduce myself. My name is Will DeFanti, and I am a rising junior. I spent my freshman year at Assumption College playing division II basketball and decided I wanted to be pushed more academically, which landed me at Babson. Thus far, Babson is yet to disappoint me.…

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Jeff Andrews

Advice for Rising High School Seniors

Congratulations! It’s finally summer break (for most of you) and it’s time to enjoy one last long vacation of your high school careers. Whether you’re working, going on a summer getaway, or just enjoying the time off with your friends and family; make sure to take a minute to breathe and relax! While you should…

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