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Life and Resume Tips for Success




 

Time to fill up your Tip Tank.

Recently a young college student on the cusp of graduating asked for help with their resume and the resume that the person showed was simply awful. The student who produced it was smart, the college the student attends is very prestigious, and yet the resume, and every application attached to it in the future, was destined for the reject pile.

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What’s a Babson MBA Worth?




Weigh your decision carefully when choosing your MBA program.

Will a Babson MBA be worth it? I don’t know whether it will be worth it for you, but I do know the Babson Fast Track MBA was absolutely worth it for me. It was worth the substantial financial investment. It was worth the countless hours of studying and work. It was worth the sacrifices, both my own as well as those made by my family.

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The Babson MBA – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly




Segio's Leone's Classic morality tale starring Clint Eastwood.

Segio's Leone's Classic morality tale starring Clint Eastwood.

 The Babson MBA in general, and the Babson Fast Track MBA  in particular, like most things, is a mix of the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. You can play a snippet of the song yourself to get in the mood for the rest of the column.  Ennio_Morricone-The_Good,_The_Bad_And_The_Ugly Try not to whistle out loud as you play the clip.

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The Babson MBA, One Year Later




Graduation is a happy day for everyone. My daughter's reaction was to ask "why are you wearing a dress daddy?"

Graduation is a happy day for everyone. My daughter's reaction was to ask "why are you wearing a dress daddy?"

A little over one year ago, I finished up my final coursework for my MBA from Babson College. The program I completed was the Fast Track MBA. For two years, I was part of a cohort of 88 classmates who met face-to-face every six weeks on Fridays and Saturdays, while also completing weekly assignments, discussions and attending lectures online. On average I spent about 20 hours a week studying and fulfilling the requirements for the Babson Fast Track MBA, while continuing to spend my normal 50+ plus hours a week working full-time. 

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Observations on Language Learning




This is a great example of how Chinese writing has changed over time.

This is a great example of how Chinese writing has changed over time.

No one will ever accuse me of being a polyglot, but I’ve dabbled with quite a few languages: French, Latin, German, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, a little Russian and most recently Chinese, both spoken and written with the goal of becoming fluent enough to conduct business and read a newspaper entirely in Mandarin.

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