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The Value of Living like a Local

This blog post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor, Julia Dean ’19… Semesters abroad are an exciting time for all of us. Time to explore a new country and culture, make new friends, try new foods and, most of all, travel…right? Many a Beaver believe in the fallacy that abroad is only ‘worth it’…

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Glavin Office Student Spotlight: Temaz Ferguson

For April/May, Temaz Ferguson was showcased as our Student Spotlight … Where is your hometown/country? My hometown is Nassau, Bahamas. What’s one assignment/project that you are currently or working on that you are excited about? One assignment that I am working on for an Economic Development course is a research paper regarding Chinese Foreign Direct…

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Glavin Office Student Spotlight: Tiffany Shum

Another student that was showcased on our Student Spotlight was Tiffany Shum… Where is your hometown/country? Los Angeles, California (where the best frozen yogurt and burgers are :D) What’s one assignment/project that you are currently or working on that you are excited about? For my supply chain class, my team and I are currently looking into…

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Glavin Office Student Spotlight: Melissa Denizard

The student that was showcased on this month’s Student Spotlight is Melissa Denizard… Where is your hometown/country? I was born in Mirebalais, Haiti. I now live in Spring Valley, NY. What’s one assignment/project that you are currently or working on that you are excited about? Currently, I am working on an independent study along with a…

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Turning Struggle Into Opportunity Film Screening & Panel Discussion on 2/20

Melissa Denizard ’20 is a Glavin Global Fellow who created a docuseries entitled “How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Without Clean Water” about the Flint Water Crisis…  Turning Struggle Into Opportunity Film Screening & Panel Discussion Wednesday, February 20th 5-7 PM in Winn Auditorium Register HERE “Flint, Michigan has gone without clean water for over four years. During…

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Glavin Office Student Spotlight: Andrew Suh

The student that was showcased on this month’s Student Spotlight is Andrew Suh… Where is your hometown/country? Flushing, New York What’s one assignment/project that you are currently or working on that you are excited about? I am currently excited about consulting for a food tourism company called “Taste of Lisboa, Food Tours” based in Lisbon, Portugal. They…

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What We Don’t See Behind The Instagram Pictures

This blog post was written by Celine Vu ’19… At the start of my Babson career just a few years ago, I knew study abroad was not even a question. I was always envious of abroad students who posted pictures of themselves on Instagram with breathtaking views while “living their best lives”. However, I think…

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Tips for a Fun and Productive Study Abroad Experience

This blog post was written by Brett Bottomley ’19… Since ten of my lacrosse teammates, as well as hundreds of thousands of university students, will be heading to a foreign country to study abroad this fall, I thought it would be helpful to share some of my tips from my previous study abroad experiences. To give…