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Josh Boutin

Three Reasons to Apply to Babson’s Merit Scholarships

Just under four years ago, I was awarded Babson’s Presidential Scholarship, which would become one of the main reasons I decided to come to Babson. The cost of the school I would go to was a definite concern, and my decision ultimately came down to either Babson or one of my local state schools, where…

Courtney Minden

My Love Hate Relationship with Lists

  December is known as the month of peace, joy, giving…and lists. Not an hour goes by where I’m not managing some sort of list to help me get to January. There is my daily Lunder to-do list (I’d take a picture of it but no one, not even me, can decipher my handwriting), my…

Jennifer Eng

17 Days, 17 Memories

It’s difficult to grasp that my time abroad has whittled its way down to just 17 more days in the culturally incredible and free city of Berlin. Much like how I counted the many “firsts” of my study abroad adventure, I sadly start counting my “lasts” in the same manner. This weekend marks my last…

Babson San Francisco

SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Hugo Finkelstein ’17

“Without San Francisco, my startup Olé wouldn’t have been born!” Hugo participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? For three main reasons 1) my startup Olé was at a perfect stage for the SF program, 2) my interest in tech, and…

Campus Life and Activities

Life at Babson is everything you hear in an admissions meeting and more. As a first-year student, I came to Babson, like many of my peers, ready to buckle down and work hard, but quite early in my time here I heard a lot about the many clubs, organizations, and extracurricular activities that are available…

Final Weeks of Senior Fall

This is my second to last semester at Babson. I chose to overload in credits this semester, taking 4, 4-credit classes and a 4-credit elective abroad course to Chile, totaling a 20 credit semester. I could have done the normal 16 credit semester by taking 3 4-credit classes and doing the elective abroad, or 4…

Josuel Plasencia

Three African-American Leaders Everyone Should Know

  This past October, I got to attend Culture Shifting Weekend in New York City, thanks to the support of the Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund. The gathering is organized by Culture Shift Labs, which was founded by Andrea Hoffman. They have a great mission. “It’s the only convening in the United States that gathers a curated group of…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to Use Your Study Abroad Experience in a Job Interview

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Anamaria Najera ’17 Getting your thoughts together after studying abroad can be a challenge. Mentally, you may still be back on the beaches of Barcelona, or making Swiss chocolate in Interlaken, Switzerland. Physically, you’re in Horn Library studying for midterms and applying for jobs. If you’ve landed…