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Embracing Ambiguity: Rolling Through Moscow

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 up with all of our luggage from…

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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…

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Memorials and Museums

From Russia with Love! Greetings from Peter(no one calls in St. Petersburg)! We are now counting down from 10 days until India, and the end of almost 2/3rds of the semester. Throughout our time here, we all have had some pretty funny stories. We are also learning a lot about Russia through the movie and…

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Emily Besen

Babson JMCFE Team Honored with WTT Young Leader Award

A Babson Joint Management Consulting Field Experience (JMCFE) Team has earned a Third Place Prize in the field of marketing at the 2014 WTT Young Leader Competition ceremonies September 23rd in Saint Gallen, Switzerland. Professor Dwight Gertz, Babson program faculty advisor, accepted the award on behalf of Babson team members Santiago Quinones, Mustafa Ozkanli, and Anibha Singh.…

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BRIC

BRIC travels to St. Petersburg

Published by Amy Hsiao & Max Miller   Through our endeavors in China, we can honestly say that we have wrapped up our time in Shanghai with a great finish. Through our final feasibility studies, we have grasped a better sense of the market in China. Many of us have been out and about in…

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Zdravstvujtye Russia!

Post By: Natalia Pinzon and Hanishka Gehani   The transition from Shanghai to St.Petersburg has been quite drastic. We came from a fast-paced environment, where we had a lot of speakers and activities and a much more dyna mic and interactive class than what we are traditionally used to. And arriving to a city that…

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Postre & Sopa: A Student’s Reflection on a Babson Elective Abroad

Post by Joseph Franco, Class of 2014 Traveling through Uruguay and Argentina during spring break this year was an amazing opportunity to grow both educationally and culturally. The perfect balance between educational and cultural experiences allowed for a plethora of different types of learning experiences. As my grandfather taught me in my traveling experiences with…

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BRIC

Updates from Shanghai

Post by Nicole Carli & Jasmaer Sandhu  Our first full week in Shanghai was packed with exploration, bonding, classes, and company visits. As we delved into the culture of Shanghai, we quickly noticed the contrast with what we had seen in Beijing. Moving from the political capital to the financial capital we’ve seen a larger…

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Adventures to Yiwu and GE

Post by Kim Dvorak & Arjun Murthy This week, the BRIC 2014 group went to two major locations: Yiwu and GE.  Yiwu is a third tier city located south of Shanghai, and is home to many small commodity factories as well as one of the largest commodity markets in the world.  Spending a night there…

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