“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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Sophan Smith

How Ad Agencies Are Changing

Gone are the days of billboard and print advertising.. well, they haven’t quite disappeared completely but the world of marketing has changed (a lot). I don’t have a marketing background but I have wondered how it will look a couple years from now. You see, we don’t have to wait for commercials to advertise the…

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Vicky Keller

Success, Failure and the Drive to Keep Creating

  As Babson students, faculty and staff, we eat, breathe and sleep an entrepreneurial mindset.  We know that this mindset encompasses an approach to life that sets us up for success in whatever we pursue.  It allows us to constantly be creative and be grateful for every failure we experience and grow from.  As the…

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Meghan Rowledge

Purple Walls

As I sit in a half packed room, I’m starting to realize how much has really happened in here throughout the year. You don’t really think about it when you are living in your room, but those 4 walls have seen it all.  They have seen some of my best days, like the day I got the…

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