Tag: Culture

Donna Sosnowski

Thursday, January 7th 2016 – Babson Connects students, alumni & more in NYC and Miami

Babson Connect-Miami January 7th was a beautiful day in Miami and perfect for the Grove Harbor Marina venue, where we hosted the 3rd annual Miami Babson Connect.  More than 130 attendees; undergraduates, graduate students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff gathered to network and learn about opportunities in Cuba. Imagine a former airplane hangar, now housing…

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Tim Booker

Christmas Traditions In Asia

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Ev’rywhere you go…” Or is it? What exactly does Christmas look like? Is it how most U.S. Americans think of it, with Christmas trees, ornaments, gifts, religious ceremonies, and cookies? Or could it look like something else entirely?  It depends on your perspective, to be sure. Our…

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K Fludd

Facing Race, at school and work

Post by Carly Moore, class of 2015. After four years, Babson students can expect to find themselves transformed by an education that challenges the ways they think about business, culture and society. Along with their degree, Babson graduates should emerge with a greater awareness for both the self and others, ready to gracefully tackle the…

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Tim Booker

A broad, Abroad

Post by Lana Le, who spent a semester studying abroad in Singapore. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Last year, I was granted the opportunity to study for a semester abroad at Singapore Management University.  This experience not only gave me the chance to explore and live in a…

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Tim Booker

10 Reasons Why a Babson Student Should Study Abroad

Post by Mercedes Sierra, who studied abroad in Paris, France. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Studying abroad is something every Babson student should do! Even if you are doing a double concentration, it is still possible! I am proof of this. Babson offers different alternatives and programs in…

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Tim Booker

10 Painfully Awkward Marketing Mistranslations

A fun post from languageconnections.com. When companies seek to do business in other parts of the world, they must be mindful of different cultural influences. What might be popular items in the U.S., for instance, may fail in a country with different values, languages, and preferences. Companies that can respect these differences and cater to them…

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Tim Booker

My Home Away From Home: 6 Host Family Myths Busted

Post by Laura Jiménez, who studied abroad through Syracuse University in Florence, Italy. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Housing was not a factor taken into consideration when choosing my abroad program. In fact, it was not until we were informed that we were going to move from the…

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Brett

How much freedom do you want in a classroom?

Post by Karla Chavez Hernandez, who reflects on the differences between Babson’s classroom culture and the classroom culture at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. After going to three different colleges in my lifetime I´ve realized that one of the most important aspects…

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