Applying to Business School? Do These Four Things First.

Thinking about applying to grad school? Babson’s Graduate Admissions team can guide you through the application process. Here’s how to get ready for Babson:

1. Engage with the Admissions Team

Whether it’s attending an admission-related event, consulting with our admissions team, or meeting with a Babson graduate, you will gain invaluable insights into how a Babson degree can align with your personal career goals. We recommend attending two to four admissions activities during your application process. Browse our upcoming events for options that include:

  • On-campus events, such as Women and Diversity Preview Day
  • Webinars
  • Visitor programs with faculty
  • Information sessions
  • Grad fairs
  • Mock classes

2. Communicate Your Story

The strongest Babson applicants can illustrate their tenacity, ambition, and goals through their personal stories. Consider how you want to tell your compelling journey and to articulate how a Babson education would help you achieve your future goals. Also, think about how you would contribute to the Babson community during your time as a student. Get more tips about essay writing »

3. Know Before You Go

Explore the innovative, action-based curriculum for our MBA, MSBA, MSEL, and MSF programs. Babson is known for our hands-on learning experiences, including consulting opportunities while earning your degree. You also can:

4. Plan Your Finances

Deciding to pursue a graduate business degree is an investment in your future. As you think about how to finance that decision, consider merit-based scholarship awards, available student loans, financing options, and the return on investment enjoyed by graduates. As you prepare to apply, you should:

  • Consider the value of the Babson degree and how much individual contribution you are prepared to undertake
  • Talk to the Babson admissions team about your financial plans