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Daniel O'Hanlon

The First Year Academic Experience at Babson: What to Expect

A few weeks ago, I took my Business Law final, signifying the official end of my freshman year at Babson. Having made it through the first two semesters of college with my mind (and GPA) still relatively intact, I would like to take this opportunity to describe the highs and lows of my first academic…

Daniel O'Hanlon

Top Five Takeaways from a Year in FME

Having completed my first year at Babson just over a month ago, I have had the opportunity to reflect on the key takeaways from my most unique first-year class, FME. Because all Babson freshman have gone through the FME experience we are all familiar with Babson buzzwords such as ETA, SEERS, and CLTP. To parents…

Daniel O'Hanlon

Five Things to Add to Your Babson Summer Bucket List

Even when the academic year closes, many students are on or near the Babson campus, taking summer classes or perhaps working their dream internship in Boston. For those living on campus over the summer, the first year quad and surrounding residence halls might feel like a ghost town. As a native of the Greater Boston…

Daniel O'Hanlon

How I Became a Manager of Babson’s Baseball Team

This past spring I had the chance to serve as a student manager with the Babson baseball team. It was a great extracurricular experience and a highlight of my freshman year. Growing up I always had a strong interest in athletics. In high school, I was a student manager of my school’s basketball and baseball…

Daniel O'Hanlon

FME Profile: Reduce, Reuse, Rebound!

One of the most unique features of a Babson education is the school’s one-of-a-kind Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) course for first-year students. FME breaks a class of 40 freshmen into smaller groups, each of which forms and runs a company based on an entrepreneurial business idea. Each business goes through important phases such as…

Daniel O'Hanlon

Top 5 Moments of an Amazing Season with Babson Baseball

During the last year, I got the opportunity to serve as a student manager with Babson’s varsity baseball team, and in the process be a part of the most successful season in program history. As a globally-renowned business school Babson is not typically celebrated for its athletics but in recent years the college has fielded…

Daniel O'Hanlon

Finding my Home at Babson

As I sit here writing my first post for the Babson College blog, I take a moment to reflect on the unexpected and unpredictable path I took to get to this moment. Although I am a native of Wellesley and have lived near Babson my entire life, I had only set foot on campus once…

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Summer Catalyst Kickoff in San Francisco

This week, we are excited to kick off Babson’s Summer Catalyst Program in San Francisco with 6 teams of entrepreneurs. The Summer Catalyst Program is a 10 week pre-accelerator experience that offers co-working space, mentors, and guidance to help early-stage/seed-level entrepreneurs develop their startups. Throughout the summer, they will be working among like-minded entrepreneurs in the most…

Babson San Francisco

The Opportunity of a Lifetime in San Francisco! PART 2

After a competitive application process in the fall of 2017, a group of twenty-four selected undergrads this January embarked on their “Semester Away” in San Francisco. Two months in, the cohort has made countless amazing memories from their adventures in the City by the Bay. I am really excited to count myself among these students,…