Rebecca Jacobs

What NOT To Do – A Guide To Business Planning

Welcome to my second blog for Babson College’s Undergraduate Center for Career Development! If you haven’t done so already, be sure to check out my first blog for a brief introduction to my social journey with SoJo this summer! My time at SoJo has been fantastic! I have had the opportunity to work on a diversity of projects as the…

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Rebecca Jacobs

Redefining Entrepreneurship with Purpose

Welcome to my first-ever blog! For those of you who don’t know me, I am a soon-to-be sophomore at Babson College, though I am originally from a suburb near Toronto, Canada. Growing up, I was surrounded by extremely positive influences. My dad, who is no longer with us, poured his entire being into the company…

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Vicky Keller

Success, Failure and the Drive to Keep Creating

  As Babson students, faculty and staff, we eat, breathe and sleep an entrepreneurial mindset.  We know that this mindset encompasses an approach to life that sets us up for success in whatever we pursue.  It allows us to constantly be creative and be grateful for every failure we experience and grow from.  As the…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

MCFE: Make Consulting Fun and Enlightening

This post was written by Elena Ruan ’14, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. “What do you think of MCFE? Is it easy? Should I take it if I want a chill semester?” These are the kinds of questions that I get about MCFE informally. Many people think of MCFE as another class to check off the…

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Tommaso Canetta

Tommaso’s 7-Day: Spring Break

As we kick off another week here at Babson, it’s great to have our students back from Spring Break. Babson students spent their break all over the country and the world; whether they were taking electives abroad, competing with their teams, visiting family, enjoying a well-deserved vacation, or remaining on campus, there was definitely a…

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Vicky Keller

Environmental Career Path: A Senior Student Story

  Online resources, job and internship opportunities, on campus employer engagement and student appointments focused on environmental careers continue to grow. The partnerships and activity across campus have been remarkable. Vikki Rodgers, an environmental sustainability faculty member, hosted a networking dinner event with students, faculty, alumni and me from UGCCD.  At the dinner, I shared…

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Rahul Daryanani

My 168

    At Babson, I have 168 hours to work with in any given week. Some weeks, it’s a mix of classes and meetings, but other weeks, like this one, are a little different. This week my 168 sure is “busy,” but I don’t mind it because everything I have planned is something I want…

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Vicky Keller

Don’t Forget to Share Your Story

I was fortunate enough to meet with the Natalie Taylor Scholar Senior Cohort this week to discuss how to continue and integrate service into their lives after Babson–what an inspiring group!  I learned about their senior projects whose topics range from faith, education, sports, to veterans.  I look forward to learning more as their projects…

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Vicky Keller

What Pulls at Your Heartstrings

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” — Nelson Mandela As we honor and acknowledge Nelson Mendela’s legacy, I reflect on my experience as CCD’s Social Impact…

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Next Week: Finals; Next Month: Ghana

This will probably be the only time I am thrilled to say I had class from 6 to 9 pm on a Friday night and 9 am to 1 pm on a Saturday morning. But this was not just any class. This was my last pre-departure class before I leave to teach entrepreneurship in Ghana…

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