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Third Culture Kid Conference

This post is written by Laurie Xin ’19… What is a Third Culture Kid? Someone who grew up constantly shifting from culture to culture – for a variety of reasons – and as a result, is able to assimilate into almost any environment at ease, and does not consider one place “home”. I am a Third…

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David Lockwood ‘19 Recipient of DIS Academic Excellence Award

David Lockwood ‘19 received an Academic Excellence Award for the fall 2017 semester while studying abroad DIS in Copenhagen. Each semester DIS recognizes one outstanding student in each program (selected by faculty and program staff) with an Award of Academic Excellence. Approximately 30 awards are given to students who have distinguished themselves in each program…

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Babson student featured as IDEA Blogger for IES Abroad

Babson Junior Aidan Dennis studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this past Fall and was selected as an IDEA Correspondent (Initiative to Diversify Education Abroad) for IES Abroad, Babson’s education abroad partner.  IDEA correspondents represent students from diverse backgrounds and they share their experiences studying abroad through their own unique lens of diverse personal experiences.…

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Reflections From Studying Abroad

This blog post was written by Jessamine Von Arx, who participated in the IES Abroad Program – Emerging Economies: Buenos Aires & Santiago this past Spring…  Why do you think it is important for students to go abroad? The best way to understand people who are different than you is to travel. Coming to Babson as a…

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Join us as we Celebrate International Education Week!

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange here at Babson College and worldwide. Babson has students representing 83 different countries and now offers over 100 different international opportunities between Education Abroad (semester/year-long) programs, Electives Abroad, International Consulting, Service Immersion Opportunities, etc. – these are just some…

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From Abroad to My Internship

This blog post was written by Eva Chen ’18, who studied abroad in Spain last Spring… Everyone who I’ve talked to that has gone abroad has told me stories of their life changing experience; they emphasize their personal growth, immersion in different cultures, and the formation of lifelong friendships. But what about after abroad? Where…

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Glavin Office Announces Gilman Scholarship Recipients

The Glavin Office of Multicultural and International Education is proud to announce that ten Babson students have been chosen as recipients of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, awarded by the U.S. Department of State. Nationally, only 28 percent of applicants receive this prestigious award, however, two thirds of the Babson applicants were awarded the scholarship for…

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Spain Elective Abroad: Think + Feel = Theel

This blog post is written by Jie-Ling, a participant of the 2017 Spain Elective Abroad… Full of culture, gorgeous architecture, mouth-wateringly delicious tapas, and lovely people, Spain is definitely all it says it is and more. An enriching and rewarding experience, this Elective Abroad provided me with a glimpse into the socio-economic structure of the…

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Enriching Experiences: Spain As Our Textbook

This blog post was written by Camila and Claudia Gonzalez, participants of the Spain Elective Abroad… Spending a few days in Madrid and Barcelona with a group of Babson students and well-prepared professors was the best experience for us. Throughout the program, we focused on viewing the cities as texts, allowing us to obtain a…

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