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Babson San Francisco

Spend Spring 19 in San Francisco!

Babson’s Semester in San Francisco Undergraduate Program Since Fall 2014, Babson undergraduate students have the unique opportunity to spend a Semester in San Francisco, a city known for its entrepreneurial activity, disruptive technology, and culture of innovation. The SF Bay Area is home to some of the most influential businesses + high growth startups in the world…

Miranda Ditmore

Back From Abroad and Onto the Real World

This past spring I studied abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland. After a semester of traveling, eating amazing food, and meeting lifelong friends, I was fully onboard the I love abroad bandwagon. By the end of the semester I wasn’t ready to give up my freedom and friendships, but my internship start date was drawing near. So…

Daniel O'Hanlon

FME Profile: Reduce, Reuse, Rebound!

One of the most unique features of a Babson education is the school’s one-of-a-kind Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) course for first-year students. FME breaks a class of 40 freshmen into smaller groups, each of which forms and runs a company based on an entrepreneurial business idea. Each business goes through important phases such as…

Daniel O'Hanlon

Finding my Home at Babson

As I sit here writing my first post for the Babson College blog, I take a moment to reflect on the unexpected and unpredictable path I took to get to this moment. Although I am a native of Wellesley and have lived near Babson my entire life, I had only set foot on campus once…

Babson San Francisco

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…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Rotman International Trading Competition

Post by Elena Yang ’20 Representing Babson at the Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC) in Toronto was one of the most memorable weekends of my life. To give some background, RITC is the world’s largest 3-day simulated market challenge in which we trade cases such as BP Commodities, MATLAB Volatility, and Schonfeld Algorithmic trading against…

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Cato Institute Winter Liberty Seminar 2018

Post by Xizi Luo ’18 Libertarianism is a political theory that is described by most as “economically conservative and socially progressive”. At the Cato Institute’s Winter Liberty Seminar, I participated in a three-day crash course on libertarian theory and libertarian approaches to current policy issues. I heard experts from the Cato Institute promote how the…

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LearnLaunch Across Boundaries Conference

Post by Rayhaan Surve Attending the Learn Launch conference gave me the opportunity to dive into the education industry and specifically the innovation going on in the field at the moment. The conference had a great integrative set up with both speakers and, my favorite part, tables of entrepreneurs working in the industry trying to…