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OPPORTUNITIES – ASIAN MBA

This blog post was written by Aditya Gupta, a Graduate Affinity Conference Sponsorship recipient… As an international student, I am always looking for opportunities that can help me meet new people, connect with companies, gather information about the industry and ultimately land a job. The ASIAN MBA Conference was one such amazing opportunity that I came across…

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My Experience at the United Nations Day Luncheon

This blog post was written by Aidan Dennis ’19… On October 24th, the United Nations celebrated its 70th anniversary. This has been seventy years of growth and prosperity after World War II. For those that do not know, the United Nations was formed by a plethora of countries as member states in order to achieve…

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Multicultural Festival

This post was written by undergraduate student, Jose Damasceno, as part of an FYS assignment… When I went to the Multicultural Festival last week, I was surprised to see how diverse our college is. Although Babson is proud of such diversity, only after the festival had I realized that I have had superficial contact with this diversity.…

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International Education Week Chinese Language Table

This post was written by Ruiyi (Ricki) Huang as part of her FYS assignment on International Week here at Babson… As an international student, I was eager to teach other students about Chinese culture. I hosted a language table of Chinese and was surprised to find out that there are so many people who have learned Chinese…

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Where is my wallet?

This post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor Stella Joo… I had a three-day long orientation as soon as I arrived in Florence, Italy on the last week of August. The orientation covered many topics regarding academics, budgeting, health and safety, etc. One of the issues that the faculty emphasized the most was theft, especially…

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Education Abroad & Your Career

In the midst of the fall recruiting season, education abroad can feel like a barrier to scoring an interview with the company of your dreams. Instead of thinking of your time abroad as a hindrance to your career goals, remember that you are making an investment in your personal development. Operating outside of your comfort…

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9 Tips for Entrepreneurs with Aspirations in Emerging Markets

If you ever walk through the Olin cafeteria at Babson College, you will immediately notice the rich cultural diversity through the multi-lingual conversations spoken in the room. In fact, 74% of the 2-year MBA student population are international. With 46 countries and 37 languages represented at Babson College, it is safe to assume that a…

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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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Study Abroad: An Investment in Your Future

This blog post was written by Laura Jimenez ‘17, who studied abroad in Florence, Italy in the Spring of  2015 and Sao Paulo, Brazil in the Spring of 2016  Going abroad is one thing, sharing your experiences with others is another, but the overall impact that you can have on young students who are looking forward to have their own experience…