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Launch Festival 2017: San Francisco

Post by Prabha Dublish ’18 I found the Launch Festival to be an extremely insightful experience when it came to expanding my knowledge in the San Francisco startup scene. The basis of the conference is to encourage people in the startup space to convene to share thoughts around critical areas such as pitching and investing,…

Eshwa Azadzoi

Social Responsibility in Malaysia

As a student interested in international development and social responsibility, I was extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to travel to Malaysia during spring break this year as part of my elective abroad, Corporate Social Responsibility in Malaysia. Traveling about 9000 miles away from Babson to one of the world’s most economically developed Muslim community…

Alexis Kane

The Power of the Babson Name

One of my favorite parts of being a part of the Babson community is having the privilege of carrying the Babson name with me wherever I go. There are many universities and colleges that are ranked highly, have rigorous academic curriculum and attract students from all over the world, but it is rare that a…

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Exit Resume Black Holes

This blog post is written by PCA Shun Ping Huang ’17. Resume black holes are real. We’ve all experienced it when we apply to a job on a company website and never ever hear back. As the recruiting process becomes more competitive and electronic based, resume black holes become bigger and more relevant. But did you…

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Investor Insights Learned at the #GirlBoss Rally

Post by Jillian Klinvex ’18 Sophia Amoruso, the founder of Nasty Gal and author of #GirlBoss, hosted the first GirlBoss Rally in LA in March 2017. The GirlBoss Rally brought together 50 accomplished speakers and 500 ambitious, young women. The speakers ranged from Tyler Haney, the founder of Outdoor Voices, to Emily Weiss, the founder…

A New Play Every Night… In London

Before coming to Babson many of you all might have heard about the long list of study abroad programs that are offered for the full year or even a semester, but you don’t tend to hear about the shorter elective abroad options that are available to you. Electives abroad are here for those like myself that may have circumstances…

Shazeem Siddiqi

College: Balancing Everything and Then Some

Whether I was applying to college or in my second year I would always hear from others “oh you will graduate before you know it”. The thing that anyone rarely talked about was what happens in between the first day of school and graduation. True growth which an individual experiences whether it be professional, academic,…

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Consumer Electronics Show 2017

Post by Vivian Fang ’17 What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas … except for all the AMAZING KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATIVE IDEAS that I was exposed to thanks to #CES2017. For those who don’t know, CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is the biggest tech convention in the United States, with approximately 170,000 attendees, that takes place…

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4 Preparation Techniques for Getting In the Zone Before a Big Interview

This post was written by Erica Zahka, Babson alum (MBA ’16) and Founder/CEO of Own The Boardroom.  A first impression is all about the energy you project and how you’re perceived.  A good first impression can open doors of opportunity, while a bad first impression can leave you with missed opportunities. Business Insider, among other…