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Join us this October for our fully online Graduate Admissions Open House to explore our full-time, part-time, online, and in-person graduate programs. View the full agenda below to find the sessions that interest you and work for your schedule.

At a glance Location Location
Online
At a Glance Application Deadline Dates
October 6 & 7

The Future Is Fueled by Entrepreneurial Leaders

Learn to see creative potential where others just see chaos. At Babson, empower yourself with an entrepreneurial mindset and the skill set needed to embrace uncertainty, identify opportunities, and take action. Get started by joining us to connect virtually with members of Babson's graduate community, including faculty, alumni, and incredible resources like our career development team. Our agenda offers a variety of live virtual sessions, coupled with on-demand recordings designed to give you a glimpse into the Babson experience. Most sessions will be recorded, and access to the recordings will be available after each session. Registration is required to view the recordings.

All attendees will receive an application fee waiver (up to $100 value)

Graduate Virtual Open House

Please note: All times are listed in ET, and agenda is subject to change

Wednesday, October 6

8:45—9:45 a.m.

Your First Babson Lecture with Professor Sinan Erzurumlu

Kick off the Open House with Professor Sinan Erzurumlu, recently honored by Poets & Quants as one of Babson's “Favorite MBA Professors Of The Class Of 2021,” to get a sneak peek at what the classroom experience is like at Babson.

Before the session, view the Students Tell All: Babson’s Faculty recording to get the student perspective on what it is like to learn from, work with, and get to know Babson faculty members.

10—10:30 a.m.

Graduate Program Overviews (Breakout Sessions)

Join members of the Graduate Admissions team to learn more about Babson's graduate programs and find the one best suited to meet your personal and professional goals. 

Session 1: Full-Time MBA
Session 2: Part-Time and Online MBA
Session 3: Blended Learning MBA - Miami
Session 4: Master of Science in Finance & Master of Science in Business Analytics
Session 5: Master of Advanced Entrepreneurial Leadership
Session 6: Master of Entrepreneurial Leadership 


Also check out our on-demand content specifically created for those still trying to decide which program is best for them. 

Should I apply to MSEL or Full-Time MBA?
Should I apply to MSF or MSBA?
Which Full-Time MBA Program is the Right Fit for Me? 
What is the difference between the Part-Time MBA and Blended Learning MBA - Miami? 

Noon—1 p.m.

Your First Babson Lecture with Senior Lecturer Les Charm

Take the opportunity to attend class with Senior Lecturer Les Charm, honored by Poets & Quants as one of Babson's “Favorite MBA Professors Of The Class Of 2021,” for another look at what it is like to study at Babson.

Before the session, view the Students Tell All: Babson’s Faculty recording to get the student perspective on what it is like to learn from, work with, and get to know Babson faculty members.

8—8:45 p.m.

Why Babson? The Value of a Babson Degree

Alumni will come together for a panel discussion to share how their Babson degree has helped them personally and professionally. They'll reflect candidly on how the investment in an advanced degree has paid off, and how Babson in particular helped them achieve their goals and make their dreams a reality. Moderated by Terrance Gresham, Graduate Admissions Associate Director of Diversity & Inclusion.

Thursday, October 7

8—10 a.m.

Ask Us Anything: 1:1 Live Chats with Graduate Admissions

As you join live sessions and explore our on-demand content, gather your questions and ask us over live chat. Members of the Graduate Admissions Team will be available to answer your questions to help you gain the information you need to get started on your Babson journey.

9—10 a.m.

Create Your Own Path to Optimize Your Potential

Are you considering a Babson graduate degree but you’re not quite sure where it will take you? Join Director of Graduate Admissions Colleen Hynes, Senior Director of the Graduate Center for Career Development Cheri Paulson, and a current MBA student for tips to clarify your career goals and align them with your plans for graduate school. Gaining this clarity will help you articulate your story throughout the application process and guide you as you begin your program.

Noon—1 p.m.

Act On Your Ambitions: Meet Babson's Centers & Institutes 

Babson's resource centers are committed to helping you achieve your goals through entrepreneurship, social innovation, family business, women's leadership, and responsible investing. Learn about what they do and how you can get involved. Meet representatives from the Lewis Institute for Social Innovation, Institute for Family Entrepreneurship, Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership, and the Blank Center for engaging conversations.

This session is powered by the Entrepreneurial Leadership Village (ELV) and hosted with InSpace technology. InSpace, a Babson-affiliated business co-developed by Mike Springer, MBA’16, will provide you with a chance to move around the space freely to join different conversations and initiate new ones.

8—9 p.m. 

Ask Us Anything: 1:1 Live Chats with Graduate Admissions

As you join live sessions and explore our on-demand content, gather your questions and ask us over live chat. Members of the Graduate Admissions Team will be available to answer your questions to help you gain the information you need to get started on your Babson journey.

On-Demand Content 

Students Tell All: Babson’s Faculty

Hear from the student perspective what it is like to learn from, work with, and get to know Babson faculty members. Well known for being more than teachers, these thought leaders, innovators, industry experts, and mentors are essential to helping Babson students thrive. Recent graduates Nathalya Mamane MBA’21 (named Best and Brightest by Poets & Quants) and Jenn Reed Papadopulos MBA’21 (named 2021 MBAs to Watch by Poets & Quants) will share how their Babson experience was influenced by the relationships they were able to build with faculty members.

What is the Difference between the Part-Time MBA and Blended Learning MBA - Miami Programs? 

Considering a part-time MBA program but not sure which one is right for you? Associate Director of Graduate Admissions Katherine McVey will walk through Babson’s Part-Time MBA and Blended Learning MBA - Miami programs to help prospective students evaluate what program is the best fit for their goals, and personal and professional needs. 

Should I apply to MSEL or Full-Time MBA?

You may know what to expect from an MBA program, but what about an MS in Management in Entrepreneurial Leadership (MSEL)? Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions Anthony Govan will walk you through what makes up Babson’s Full-Time MBA, as well as the MSEL program, to give you an understanding of which program would be the best for your particular goals.

Should I apply to MSF or MSBA?

Looking for a graduate degree program that will help you specialize your skill set? Look no further than our MS in Finance and MS in Business Analytics. Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions Lana Metropulos will give a clear overview of each program and highlight key components of each so you can choose the path that is right for you.

Which Full-Time MBA Program is the Right Fit For Me?

You are considering a full-time MBA, but you aren’t sure which of our programs will be best for you. Join Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions Alia McAdams to learn the key differences between our 1- and 2-year options.