Brenda Kostyk

Boston’s Start Up Playground

For those of you interested in connecting with Start Ups, Boston is your playground! While there is plenty of start up activity here on campus, not taking advantage of Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is a mistake you don’t want to make if you are truly interested in innovation.  Selfishly, I want to start by promoting CCD’s…

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Abby

My First Cruickshank 5K!

This weekend I had the opportunity to run in the 12th Annual Cruickshank 5K at Basbon. It was difficult, but I had been training for it for a few months. It was the first 5K I ran in, and it brought back memories of the 5K that my FME business, Stamp Out Suicide, put on…

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Caroline Hayes

Networking & job searching while studying abroad

This post was written by Lisa Youxi Chen ’16, currently studying at LSE. Networking While Studying Abroad This year I am studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for a year. Before coming to LSE, some people have told me that it could be hard to pursue a finance summer…

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Tips from an International Student…

It is a very special time of the year for college applicants. Choosing where you are going to spend the next four years of your life (especially if you are from a place far away) is a sensitive decision. As an international student from Myanmar, I faced a very difficult decision myself. I had my…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Highlighting Impact On A Resume

This post was written by Fabio Jaime ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador During the past few weeks, PCAs presented an overview of CCD and its resources at FYS classes. Our goal is to help first-year students learn about the career development process, and more specifically master the first step, resumes. After the presentation, students were…

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Caroline Hayes

One Of The Fastest-Growing Careers Is In Desperate Need Of Young Talent

There are more Financial Advisor opportunities available to college graduates than ever!  After reading this article, it makes sense as to why we would see this increase.  If you are interested in a fast growing career in the financial services industry, this might be the right career for you.  As a Financial Advisor, you are able to…

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Brenda Kostyk

Mid-Semester Recalibration

  Over this brisk Columbus Day weekend, my family and I escaped to the Maine woods – our treasured place to unplug, reconnect, and let the Maine outdoors do its magic.  As I wake up to chilly temperatures this morning, and look out across the pond to rust oranges, muted yellows, and spiked evergreens, summer…

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Brian Hickey

Getting to Know Babson’s Dean Ward

Babson College continues to attract talented and innovative leaders, with the addition of Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Lawrence Ward.  According to the Babson profile, Dean Ward’s role “provides strategic direction and senior management for a range of programs, services, and systems that support students’ academic, social, intellectual, and cultural development…

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Leandra Grinage

What to do if your friends are studying abroad!

Hello all, My junior year is going very well so far. I love all of my classes and I feel like I am being as involved as I can. I feel like have been managing my time efficiently. However, the one problem I have been having is making time to catch up with my friends…

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A Cultural Outing!

If there is one advice I can give to prospective and current Babson Beavers, it is to take advantage of unique opportunities that this place has to offer! Opportunities may range from consulting as students for multibillion-dollar companies to school-sponsored cultural outings. And for me this week, it was going out for a theatre night…

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