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The Opportunity of a Lifetime in San Francisco! PART 2

After a competitive application process in the fall of 2017, a group of twenty-four selected undergrads this January embarked on their “Semester Away” in San Francisco. Two months in, the cohort has made countless amazing memories from their adventures in the City by the Bay. I am really excited to count myself among these students,…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco’s Been Pretty Cool So Far! PART 1

Being that there are no San Francisco natives in the cohort (Gauthier excluded), there was a Golden Gate sized learning curve to living in this strange city. The three-hour orientation on what goes into compost, recycling, and trash was a whole new world to us east-coasters. But in all honesty, this city is a place…

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…

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…

Meghan Rowledge

Babson’s First Ever FME Awards: THE LENNYS

This year I have had the  opportunity to do so many things as n FME Mentor.  I learned how to use a 3D printer, helped three amazing companies throughout the year and worked with some incredible people. Shout out to the Section 5 Teaching Team. Being a Mentor has been such a humbling experience, that…

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…

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…

Meghan Rowledge

My Babson Bucket List

Classes started this week at Babson, which means I have officially started my second semester of senior year. It is hard to believe that I am almost done with my time here. My friends and I want to make the most of our last semester, so we’ve been talk a lot about what we want to…