Tag: Graduate Student Life

Four Reasons to be in Boston this Summer

“All classes and events beginning after 3:00pm or later will be closed / cancelled” reads the email from Public Safety. It’s the first snow-day of the season and as I turn the heater a few degrees warmer, I can’t help but think about my first summer in Boston. Don’t get me wrong, winter in Boston…

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Why Babson’s MCFE Program? Master of Science in Finance Students Answer

The Management Consulting Field Experience (MCFE) elective course is designed to link the business and investment community with Babson College students through a consulting team project. Graduate Students work in teams of three to five people, supported by a faculty advisor with the objective of examining an actual business or investment situation. The team projects…

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The Babson MSEL Coaching Experience

The Babson MSEL Coaching Experience takes place twice during the year in connection with the Creating Your Course. Here, students share their passion and knowledge about new venture creation through Babson’s partnership with the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). MSEL students have the opportunity to coach aspiring high school entrepreneurs in low income communities in fall…

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Productive Slacking with Anirudh Dhebar

“Create your own little slacks every day and be productive, not different” said professor Anirudh Dhebar as he finished the last bit of rice and curry in his plate while leaving me full of food for thought. Lunch time at Olin café is pretty usual – multiple tables of graduate students discussing their group assignments…

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Choosing the Right MBA Concentration

Remember that time in school when they asked you what you want to be in the future? One year you wanted to be a firefighter and the next a doctor and an architect in another. While asking myself what MBA concentration I wanted to pursue, I was in a similar situation. The Babson MBA offers…

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Lessons from Tim Ryan ’88 of PwC

On a recent visit with Babson students, Tim Ryan ‘88, Senior Partner and Chairman of PwC US, highlighted the importance of diversity and inclusion, and shared three perspectives to carry in life. Three Key Perspectives Understand respect is important – “Leadership is not about making everybody like you, but helping people realize their full potential.…

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A Lesson From Babson’s First TEDx Event

On Saturday, April 22 a group of enterprising Babson students hosted the first ever Babson TEDx event. Conceived and organized by a group of MSEL students, the event was a huge success, attended by an audience of 70-100 people who arrived early and stayed until the finish. Titled “Disruption 360,” the event included a fascinating…

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Babson Baffoonery – Yoga and Dancing

My colleague, Kathy Smith, enjoyed watching me embarrass myself and summed it up nicely in the piece below. Enjoy! Babson’s first Buffoonery in 1992 featured an a cappella group, rock band and skit about a not-so-typical dinner party. If yesterday is any indication, the 25th Anniversary Buffoonery will make the founders of this irreverent MBA…

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