Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Academics

Brian Hickey

JMCFE: International Consulting Experience

Babson offers a variety of unique learning and personal development opportunities throughout the academic and over school breaks. During winter break I was fortunate to have the opportunity to take part in the Babson JMCFE Program in which we acted as consultants for a company in Switzerland. This program, similar to the MCFE program at…

Brian Hickey

Top Babson Social Media Moments of 2014

As the year draws to a close, another exciting semester of school has occurred at Babson. Serving as a Social Media Ambassador at Babson, here are some of the top Babson moments I’ve seen over the past semester through social media: Babson Welcomes the Class of 2018: #Babson2018, around 500 students, come to #Babson from 35 states…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Reputation – How Does It Really Work?

This post was written by Owen Shea ’17, Peer Career Ambassador. People often think of reputation as how other people perceive you. This connotation is correct, but reputation goes so much deeper. First impressions stand out when people reflect back on a certain experience or encounter. Impressions cannot change and are the only real imprint…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Managing the College Lifestyle

This post was written by Owen Shea ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador  Social life, good grades, sleep… realistically, you can only pick two of the three to do well when you’re in college. Life before College doesn’t always prepare us for the rigors of the academic and social demands of campus life. I’m sure most students…

Hannah Moriggi

5 Tips Before You Hit Submit

T-minus 5 days and counting until November 1st – Babson’s Early Decision/Early Action Deadline. As a tribute to the countdown, my colleagues and I will be offering a “Tip of the Day” to help ease your stress and provide some guidance in the final days ahead before you hit SUBMIT! Hannah’s Tip of the Day:…

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…

Brian Hickey

Extending Learning Outside the Classroom

Babson College is well known for its opportunities in the classroom where students start their own businesses, consult for real companies, and develop their business skills. While these classes offer great learning possibilities, there are many additional ways to learn from experiences outside the classroom that lead to personal growth and development as a business…

Brian Hickey

Tips for the Class of 2018

Babson is buzzing again as students return to campus. With athletes already back on campus training, incoming first years starting their Babson experience at the end of this week, and upperclassmen returning in a week, campus will soon be back in full swing. As the Class of 2018 embarks on their Babson journey, I caught…

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…

Hannah Moriggi

Getting to Know January G.A.P.

When we think about college admission, we think about the typical fall entry. For New England, that means your summer tan is fading, the leaves are starting to change and the internal struggle between breaking out your jackets from the back of the closet and continuing to wear flip flops has begun. What we forget…