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The Final Push in Varanasi

This blog post was written by BRIC participants Lauren Mariano and Tatiana Traulsen… As BRIC 2017 is coming to a close, our last formally planned week was spent in Varanasi, India. Given that we are studying World Religions for the duration of India, choosing to visit one of the most ancient and holy places in the…

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Comfort in the Uncomfortable

This blog post was written by BRIC participants Cole Kraus and Leonard Henry… The Babson BRIC Program is centered around learning the cultural intricacies of Russia, China, and India and then connecting that to the business environment. Yet the out of classroom learning is what sets the BRIC Program apart. This study abroad experience forces…

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BRIC Program: Growth in Russia

This blog post was written by Amani Mehta and Debbie Cohen, two undergraduate students currently participating on the BRIC Program… So far, BRIC has been a complex and beautiful array of introductions, adventures, and teachings. It’s crazy to think that just over a month ago we were back at Babson excitedly anticipating our pre-departure. After…

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Russian Architecture

This post was written by undergraduate student, Tali Kadoch, who is currently abroad while participating in the BRIC Program… The topic of this blog was easily chosen. Since the moment we arrived to St. Petersburg I’ve been fascinated with every single building in this city, there’s not a single modern or regular looking building here,…

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Katrina Rega

The Purpose-Driven Internship Experience

In my time at Babson, I have learned a lot about the different factors of a business. I’ve taken classes on marketing, finance, innovation, management, economics and more. It can be incredibly interesting to see all of the work that goes into creating and growing a company. However, during my abroad experience this fall, I…

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The Color Black Through Russia, India and China: A Dramatic Poem

This is a poem that was recited at the Martin Luther King Leadership Day which reflects on observations about being black throughout Salome Mosehle’s study abroad experience.  Thomas Chatterton Williams wrote of the power of travel, “the more I’d ventured from my own backyard and projected myself into the world—the more I found myself unwilling…

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More than a Dance

This blog post was written by Ha Min Ko, who is currently abroad on the BRIC Program… What comes to your mind when you think of ballet? If you are like me, you think of little girls wearing tutus dancing on their tip toes, occasionally tripping because they are trying to perform moves that should…

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Russians, Silence, and the Metro Face

The first week in Russia has been very exciting for the BRIC cohort! We have finally begun exploring the city on our own and started learning words, habits and general norms of the culture. One thing that was most present in our day-to-day activities was the ever looming “Metro Face”. This face is a very stern and cold…

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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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