Virtual Graduate Open House

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Graduate Admissions Open House January 2021

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Embrace your inner entrepreneurial leader. Join us this May for our fully online Graduate Admissions Open House to explore our part-time, full-time, online, and in-person graduate programs. The full agenda for this three-day event is below.

At a glance Location Location
At a Glance Application Deadline Date
May 25–27

Entrepreneurial leaders are the world’s greatest unifiers

Turn today’s creative potential into tomorrow’s reality with Babson College. Join us for an opportunity to connect virtually with members of Babson's graduate community, including faculty, current students, and incredible resources like our career development team. The three-day agenda offers a variety of virtual sessions designed to give you a glimpse into the Babson experience. All sessions will be recorded, and access to the recordings will be posted below as they become available. Registration is required to view the recordings.

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

Babson Virtual Graduate Open House

Please note, all times are listed in EDT.

Day 1: Tuesday, May 25

8:30–9 a.m.

Alumni Keynote Welcome
Flora Ekpe-Idang MBA'17

More details to come!

9–10 a.m.

Program Breakout Sessions
Watch our pre-recorded program overviews and then tune in for a discussion featuring Babson community members including Admissions, faculty, current students, and the Graduate Center for Career Development.

Breakout 1: Full-Time MBA

Breakout 2: Part-Time MBA, Master in Advanced Entreprenurial Leadership, and Blended Learning MBA  Miami

Breakout 3: Master in Entrepreneurial Leadership 

Breakout 4: Master of Science in Finance and Master of Science in Business Analytics 


8–9 p.m.

Your First Babson Lecture: Entrepreneurial Leadership – Purpose-Driven Social Activities
Brigitte Muehlmann, Professor of Accounting & Law

More details to come!

Day 2: Wednesday, May 26

7:30–8:30 a.m.

Babson Resources: Office Hours with Partner Offices
Join when you can, and stay for as long you'd like. Ask a question or learn from the conversation−this is your time to use as you'd like.

7:30 - 8 a.m. ET
Session A: International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
Ask questions about the student visa process, required documents, processing times, immigration transfer/change of status, dependents, when you can arrive to the U.S. and employment eligibility.

Session B: Student Financial Services (SFS)
Investing in a graduate degree means investing in your future. How you plan to fund your graduate degree is important, and we want you to understand the financial aid options available to you.

8 - 8:30 a.m. ET
Session A: Graduate Center for Career Development (CCD)
Learn more about what to expect as a student when it comes to the integral career advising and support that will help you strategize how to meet your individual goals.

Session B: Graduate Academic Services
Gain a better understanding of program requirements and core curriculum, how to make connections with campus partners and other resources, and what to expect when you begin your classes and arrive on campus.

9–10 a.m.

Spoten Box: Alumni Panel Discussion
The Babson community played a key role in the launch of one MBA student's business as he pivoted from data management to creating tailored box bundles. Each box features products and vouchers from businesses founded by Babson alumni. Hear from founder Ivan Sene MBA’21, Spoten Box business partners, and alums whose products are featured products to learn how they found the opportunity to support one another during a global pandemic.

8–9 p.m.

Breakout Sessions: Getting Ready to Apply

Session A
Part-Time Programs: Apply for the program that is best for you with a standout application

Bring your questions about Babson's part-time programs and determine the program that is the best fit for you. Join us to deepen your understanding of your options while learning how to make your application stand out as a top candidate.

Session B
Full-Time Programs: Application Do's and Don'ts

The goal of the application process is to get to know you holistically. Before you submit your application, learn some do’s and don’ts from the Admissions Team on how to make your application as competitive as possible.

Day 3: Thursday, May 27 

8 a.m.–Noon Ask the Admissions Team − Live Chat
Members of the Graduate Admissions Team will be available over live chat to answer any of your remaining questions. Each chat session will be a one-on-one conversation between you and an admissions director.

Conversation with Dr. Lawrence P. Ward, Vice President for Learner Success and Dean of Campus Life 
Creating a healthy and safe environment while maintaining academic continuity has been a top priority and guiding principal while responding to the current environment and planning for our future state. Listen as Colleen Hynes, Director of Graduate Admissions, and Dr. Lawrence Ward, Vice President for Learner Success and Dean of Campus Life, discuss your most pressing questions about navigating in-person learning while safeguarding our community. Have a question for Dean Ward? Submit it here by May 10.