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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…

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BRIC Program 2016 – And the adventure begins…

This post was written by undergraduate student, Josh Eby, who is currently abroad while participating in the BRIC Program The first forty-eight hours were a whirlwind of activity for the BRIC 2016 cohort. From flying around the world, staying up for around thirty hours straight, eating at a traditional Russian restaurant, and getting our first taste of…

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Babson College Student Selected as IES Internships Blogger in Milan

Babson College’s very own Kari Chan was selected by IES Abroad as a study abroad blogger for this past summer. IES Abroad is proud to work with Babson College to provide study abroad and internship opportunities for students in over 30 cities around the world. Kari was selected from a competitive pool of 112 applicants from…

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Special Event – US Department of State event on 9/1: “Study Abroad: An Investment in Your Future”

Babson College has the unique opportunity to host U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and Assistant Secretary of State Evan Ryan for a program that emphasizes the importance of study abroad as “an investment in our future.” Starting with a welcome address by Babson’s President Healey, the DOS representatives will discuss the role of study abroad in U.S.…

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Leaving Home to Come Home

Post written by Dina Weick ’17 on her education abroad experience in Shanghai My name is Dina. I’m a rising senior at Babson and to put it frankly, going abroad changed my life. In a way, I regret not documenting more of my experiences during my time abroad. However, I feel as though it is…