Graduate Blog

Why is “story-telling” so important after all?

“Tell me a story”, my now 19-yr old would ask when I put him to bed as a young child. Oftentimes, it was late in the day and so my “imagination” reservoir was pretty dried up but I did my best to think of something fun and creative to capture his attention. Good Story-telling (&…

What’s YOUR career story?

Throughout the years, I have been listening to a lot of stories or pitches. I still remember the following ones: Carlos from Venezuela, who learned from his grandfather, an investment banker, how to beat the hyperinflation economy with sophisticated financial products, and wanted to bring this to other people. Or Sid, an engineer from India,…

What’s in an Interview? Advice on Nailing it from Babson’s Experts

Among Babson’s chest of treasures are five gems: the Interview Coaches at Grad CCD. These interview coaches are seasoned executives with, collectively, hundreds of years of experience in the health care, chemicals, electrical, supply chain, and financial services industries, to name a few. They are also available to meet with graduate students to help fine…

An Empowering Experience

By Jerdrema Virginia Flynt, M.Ed Babson MBA Candidate ‘22 I had the opportunity and pleasure to attend the National Black MBA Association Inc Conference, which was from September 23-25, held virtually this year. I was able to sit in on a number of panels that showered me with knowledge, advice, and hope. Entering into the…

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…

My INROADS Journey to Babson

My journey is one of many options and opportunities. Writing about my INROADS scholar experience is a walk down memory lane. INROADS opened doors to a world of opportunity for me, ultimately leading me to an MBA at Babson College. This journey started during my adolescence when my parents, who had immigrated to the U.S.…

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…