Tag: Community Service

They’re Not Next Door But They’re Still Your Neighbors

I came across the above quote not too long ago and thought it exemplified my responsibility as a volunteer. In the Winter of 2019, I participated in a service immersion program known as the Habitat for Humanity Gulf Coast Service Trip. As I formerly entered Babson as a transfer student, I hoped that this experience…

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Emily Besen

Peace Corps to Entrepreneurial Career: What’s the connection?

“Once you have hitchhiked across Africa with ten bucks in your pocket, starting a business doesn’t seem too intimidating.” So said Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings when asked about how his experience in the Peace Corps influenced his career. Reed Hastings is just one example of the many Peace Corps volunteers who recall the experience…

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Jamie Rappoport

All Good Things Must Come to an End

1460 days. It is hard to believe that this is how long I have been at Babson! It began on a rainy Friday afternoon in April, when I left an Admitted Student Day event and placed down my deposit for my spot in the Class of 2014. Despite the gloomy weather, I had this glowing…

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