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Babson San Francisco

Week 1: SF Summer Venture Program

On Monday May 23, we kicked off the 2016 Summer Venture Program in San Francisco! SF SVP Director, IdaRose Sylvester welcomed our 11 teams to the Bay Area and introduced the Silicon Valley mindset and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Afterward, we went bowling and had the opportunity to connect with each other and start to build a community. It was…

Babson San Francisco

Tech Trek: Google & WeTravel

Each semester, Babson ugrads visit tech companies and hear from company representatives to get an “insider’s perspective.” It’s been a busy week here at Babson San Francisco with the undergraduate cohort visiting both Google and weTravel. We were able to gain insights into what it’s like to work for a big, established company such as…

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…

Babson San Francisco

Semester in SF Orientation

Welcome to our fourth group of ugrads in San Francisco! Throughout the Spring 16 semester, students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the colorful, creative, and vibrant City by the Bay. During orientation, students bonded with faculty, staff, and peers, while learning about the Bay Area’s history and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Together, the ugrads…

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…

Josh Boutin

Studying Abroad on BRIC!

Greetings from New Delhi, India! As October comes to a close and Babson students prepare for the second half of their semester, I wanted to share my experiences from the Babson BRIC program. Babson BRIC is a semester-long program that takes a cohort of 20 to 25 students to Russia, India, and China to take…

D Coley

Why Startups are Ideal for Nurturing Young Minds

Internships are a dime a dozen. Students scour the web for months applying to dozens of companies in hope of landing a coveted position. After a grueling search and many interviews, I landed an internship at Evol8tion, based in New York. Here are three reasons I love working at a startup. You have the freedom…

Brandon Schwartz

How Google Docs Saved Me This Summer

If there was no Google Docs, I wonder how my team at work and I would be able to complete our work efficiently and well. Of course, I am not saying that saying Google Docs is the final, say-all, end-all of word processors. There are definitely opportunities where Google Docs may present itself as the…

Writing a Cover Letter? Here’s Why You Should Avoid Google

As a Writing Center Consultant at Babson College, I proofread a wide variety of writing pieces: analytical essays, fiction works, and professional assets—resumes and cover letters. Recently, I have been working with many of these professional assets (specifically cover letters), and I am noticing that college students are missing the mark. Often, students are simply…