Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Finance

Why Millennials are Blind

I am proud to say that I belong to the Millennial community; a community of ambitious individuals, catalysts of global change, the next big sharks. We are passionate, we are intelligent, and we are goal-setters, trend-setters. I can’t imagine myself surrounded by a different environment of people. With these people I thrive. We are a…

A Little Bit About Me

I have never had a blog or written a single blog entry in the past, so this will be my first. I like the idea of having my thoughts on an online database accessible to the public and even to my future self for future reflection. This will be my first ever blog entry. My…

J Obadia

Day: 1, The investment banking industry

The most anticipated moment of my summer has arrived. I will begin as an Investment Banking Analyst at ForeFront Capital in New York. For the next 50+ days 7 Time Square will be the field I will be competing on. Arriving at seat was a long journey. The journey began in February. After a round…

Undergrad CCD

From Finance to Entrepreneurship

This CCD Guest Blog post was written by Helena Hernandez, student at Babson College I am currently a rising junior from Caracas, Venezuela. As I entered my time at Babson, I had thought I would concentrate solely in Finance. However, Babson has allowed me—at times forced me—to expand my horizons, which I am grateful for.…

Caroline Hayes

You don’t need to go far to get great career advice

Sigma Phi Epsilon, Babson Investment Banking Association and the Undergraduate Center for Career Development came together and hosted an event last Friday with the goal of current students learning about Finance recruiting and internship experiences from their classmates. We want students to realize the access that they have to juniors and seniors that have gone…

Caroline Hayes

Hierarchy of Behaviors that will make you successful on Wall Street

The Babson Latin American Club hosted a terrific program this past week as part of the Wall Street Speaker Series. The topic of conversation was focused on top level executives sharing with students how to succeed in the financial services industry. One of the speakers was Alex Ehrlich who is a Managing Director, Global Head…

Caroline Hayes

Finance Interview Tips from a Babson Alum – Listen up!

I had the opportunity to participate in a Finance Interview Prep session organized by a Babson Faculty member. The 2005 alumnus gave such valuable advice to classroom full of undergraduate sophomore and junior students who were eager to ask questions and hear what those finance interviews are really like! The alumnus had been in the…

Jeff Andrews

A Few Reasons Why I Chose Babson

When choosing which schools you want to apply to, it’s always helpful to identify reasons why certain schools would be the best fit for you; and the best way to determine this is to talk to current students. I’ve found that this is a pretty common question that comes up during interviews with prospective students,…

Caroline Hayes

Networking & job searching while studying abroad

This post was written by Lisa Youxi Chen ’16, currently studying at LSE. Networking While Studying Abroad This year I am studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for a year. Before coming to LSE, some people have told me that it could be hard to pursue a finance summer…

Kyaw Thant

Tips from an International Student…

It is a very special time of the year for college applicants. Choosing where you are going to spend the next four years of your life (especially if you are from a place far away) is a sensitive decision. As an international student from Myanmar, I faced a very difficult decision myself. I had my…