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Not “Goodbye” but “See ya later alligator!”

Post by Piero Coen and Amelie Bushong. This past week there was a lot that took place!  BRIC 2014 had its last visit; we went to Shiv Nadar, a school that focuses on educating the children from villages.  This was a great visit as we got to speak to the kids who were in 11th…

Michelle McCormack

The Benefits of Interning Abroad

Post by Allie Pelletz I never considered doing an internship in another country, let alone another language, but when I was presented with the opportunity to do so while studying abroad in Seville, Spain, I jumped at the chance. My first challenge was not only putting together my cover letter and resume, but translating it…

Emily Besen

It’s not Scott, its Yanchuan

Post by Salome Mosehle, Class of 2018 People in the U.S. never have a problem pronouncing names like John or Mary or Amy but somehow any name that doesn’t fit the average Anglo-Saxon prescription gets a different treatment. I noticed this when I met Yanchuan. Here’s how the story goes: “Hi, my name is Scott.…

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Belonging & Heimat in India: Winding Down #BRIC2014

  Post By Nick Kleidon New Delhi, India As our journey in India comes to a close, I’m reminded of the very first course I attended at Babson with Professor Mary Pinard. It was the honors foundations course for arts and humanities, and on the first day we were introduced to the German concept of…

Michelle McCormack

We eat dinner at 10?!

Post by Deena Mele, Class of 2015 Study abroad encompasses a variety of different experiences dependent on what country you decide to go to. While I could have studied abroad in a place where English was spoken (London, Australia, etc.), I chose to study abroad in Seville, Spain. Seville is located in Southern Spain, where…

Michelle McCormack

Study Abroad in a Job Interview

Post by Jessica Santiago, Class of 2015 Coming back from a year of studying abroad was such an adjustment for me. Going back home was nice, but I quickly realized no one really wanted to hear all of my stories because they found it hard to understand or relate to. Though I had a lot of…

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BRIC: Namaste India!

By Venkatarun Rao and Jennifer Huynh The BRIC program arrived in India on October 24th for the final leg of our semester. Whether it was the change in weather from a snowy Moscow to hot and humid Delhi or the change in the palate, members of the group came down with illnesses. For students coming…

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Embracing Ambiguity: Rolling Through Moscow

Post by Hanson Grant & Melody Lee As we prepared to leave our hotel in Moscow to get on the bus at 10:00 AM, we were blind-sighted by the abrupt news that there would be no bus from the hotel to our next destination. We assumed that there would be a bus to pick us…

Emily Besen

Networking While Studying Abroad

This post was written by Lisa Youxi Chen ’16, currently studying at LSE. This year I am studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for a year. Before coming to LSE, some people have told me that it could be hard to pursue a finance summer internship while studying abroad…

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до свидания, Санкт. Петербург !*

Post by: Vinita Atkins and Paola Toledo It was the last week in St. Petersburg, and it was busy and entertaining. We spent it on business trips with Professor Coyle for our Business Environment in Russia course. We had the opportunity to visit companies in different industries and talk with professionals that were at different…