Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Admission

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Will There Be More Girls Than Boys Every Summer I Work??

Since the first work/volunteer-program I enrolled in during my sophomore year of High School, I have been outnumbered by women. I never minded the imbalance, but I’ve gotten more curious over time as to why there are less men who qualify for internships like mine. Part of the observation may simply be caused by the…

Courtney Minden

21!

This morning the Babson community woke up to the news that US News & World Report ranked Babson College the #1 undergraduate school for entrepreneurship for the 21st consecutive year! This means that Babson has been #1 in entrepreneurship longer than the iPhone, Google, and Facebook have existed. Our first number one ranking came in…

Note to First-Year Self

Dear Self, RELAX. Take it easy… and trust the process. You’re as prepared as you need to be for this next phase in your life. Don’t worry. You will make those lasting friendships, you will choose the right organizations to get involved in, and your successful future is already secure as long as you can…

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…

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…

Jeff Andrews

My Last First Blog of the Semester

The 2016 spring semester at Babson is officially underway! However, for me and my fellow classmates, this isn’t just any regular spring… it’s our senior year, and that means this is my last first blog of the semester! For this blog, I thought I would highlight some of the most memorable moments that have made…

Courtney Minden

Hit Submit Part 2: The FAQ Version

It’s the final countdown: just six days left before the Babson Regular Decision application deadline (January 4th at midnight – in your time zone). I know most of you are off from school this week, and I hope that between some much deserved rest, relaxation, time with family, and football, you’ll be putting the finishing…

Courtney Minden

Hit Submit

Happy Holidays! I realize that you have not heard from me in a while. The honest truth is that 2015 has proven to be a busy year! Here in Lunder we hosted nearly 4,500 prospective students on campus, met with students and counselors in 28 states and 28 countries, and welcomed 528 new first-year students…

Caroline

Why Babson?

As we approach the holiday season and I reflect on the past year, I also think back to one of the best Christmas presents I received roughly four years ago today; my admittance to Babson. Receiving the news that I had gotten in had topped any present under the tree and although I was incredibly…

Jeff Andrews

Babson in Chile!

  Thanksgiving dinner was a little different this year for me as I spent it nearly 5,000 miles away from home with twenty other Babson students and two professors. The fall elective abroad, Contemporary Strategic Issues in Chile, brought us to Santiago, Chile for eight days where we learned about the Chilean business environment and…