Tag: BRIC

Benefits of a Multi Destination Study Abroad Experience

This article was written by Jess Thevenoz ’15, an Education Abroad Peer Advisor who participated in the BRIC Program this past Fall  As a student who went on BRIC, there are many unique things to gain from this incredible experience. Thanks to Babson, we have the opportunity to meet many business and government officials in three incredibly relevant…

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Josh Boutin

It’s Great to be Back

The last time I wrote, I was halfway around the world in New Delhi, India. A few days had passed since our place touched down for the last stop on my BRIC adventure, but we still had three weeks to go. In the two months since, I’ve had the opportunity to explore New Delhi and…

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Thank You, Spasiba, Xie Xie, Sukriya!

Post by Rebecca Jacobs (’17) and Jessica Thevenoz (’17) The last few weeks in India were very exciting! One of the highlights was our action-packed week in Rajasthan, India. First, we traveled all the way to Jaipur, a major city in Rajasthan, also known as the Pink City. This region, one anciently filled with royalty,…

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Simplicity Within China and India

Post by Leslie Novella (’17) and Spencer Rivera (’17). The week starting on October 19th, 2015 we began our transition from Beijing, China to Delhi, India. Our last days in Beijing were spent visiting the Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven. We were all very excited to get to experience these landmark locations before departing China. When visiting…

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Josh Boutin

Studying Abroad on BRIC!

Greetings from New Delhi, India! As October comes to a close and Babson students prepare for the second half of their semester, I wanted to share my experiences from the Babson BRIC program. Babson BRIC is a semester-long program that takes a cohort of 20 to 25 students to Russia, India, and China to take…

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BRIC in China

Post by Yulkendy Valdez (’17) and Brandon Schwartz (’17) The first climb to the Great Wall of China was over. The BRICers captured photos and memories, both digitally and mentally. It was then time to visit our host family at a local village, which had prepared dinner for all of us. Large mini-buses picked us…

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A Short Visit to Nanchang

Post by Allana Nelson and Eduardo Polonsky, Babson College Class of 2017. From Wednesday to Thursday, we had our first visit to a second tier city in China, Nanchang. We were not completely sure of what to expect, as were used to the city of Shanghai, a New York equivalent, thus we went in with…

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Embracing the Ambiguity: BRIC 2015

Posted by: Helena Hernandez and Daniel Madden, Babson Class of 2017 After our three weeks living in St. Petersburg, most of us have come to love the city and feel comfortable because we have adapted to the environment. As warned by previous BRICers, however, this feeling of familiarity does not last very long. In this past…

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Babson BRIC 2015 – Voices from Abroad

Babson BRIC: The Cornerstone of the New Global Economy is a semester-long, globally comparative and academically rigorous study abroad experience. To learn more about this unique opportunity, click here. Babson BRIC study abroad participants write blog posts during their time in Russia, India, and China. It’s a great way for them to reflect on their experiences,…

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