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Thank You, Spasiba, Xie Xie, Sukriya!

Post by Rebecca Jacobs (’17) and Jessica Thevenoz (’17) The last few weeks in India were very exciting! One of the highlights was our action-packed week in Rajasthan, India. First, we traveled all the way to Jaipur, a major city in Rajasthan, also known as the Pink City. This region, one anciently filled with royalty,…

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Simplicity Within China and India

Post by Leslie Novella (’17) and Spencer Rivera (’17). The week starting on October 19th, 2015 we began our transition from Beijing, China to Delhi, India. Our last days in Beijing were spent visiting the Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven. We were all very excited to get to experience these landmark locations before departing China. When visiting…

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BRIC in China

Post by Yulkendy Valdez (’17) and Brandon Schwartz (’17) The first climb to the Great Wall of China was over. The BRICers captured photos and memories, both digitally and mentally. It was then time to visit our host family at a local village, which had prepared dinner for all of us. Large mini-buses picked us…

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A Short Visit to Nanchang

Post by Allana Nelson and Eduardo Polonsky, Babson College Class of 2017. From Wednesday to Thursday, we had our first visit to a second tier city in China, Nanchang. We were not completely sure of what to expect, as were used to the city of Shanghai, a New York equivalent, thus we went in with…

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Embracing the Ambiguity: BRIC 2015

Posted by: Helena Hernandez and Daniel Madden, Babson Class of 2017 After our three weeks living in St. Petersburg, most of us have come to love the city and feel comfortable because we have adapted to the environment. As warned by previous BRICers, however, this feeling of familiarity does not last very long. In this past…

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Babson BRIC 2015 – Voices from Abroad

Babson BRIC: The Cornerstone of the New Global Economy is a semester-long, globally comparative and academically rigorous study abroad experience. To learn more about this unique opportunity, click here. Babson BRIC study abroad participants write blog posts during their time in Russia, India, and China. It’s a great way for them to reflect on their experiences,…

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From Russia With Love – BRIC 2015’s First Week in St. Petersburg

Post by: Julianne Carlin (’17) and Josuel Plasencia (’17) Each week, two students from this year’s BRIC cohort- BRIC 7-will share an update from their travels. This week, Julianne Carlin (’17) and Josuel Plasencia (’17) describe their experiences in the first week of the Russia portion of the program. Specifically, having the city as their…

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BRIC 2015 Week 1

Post by: Elisa da Rocha Leao (’17) and Joshua Boutin (’17)   Each week, two students from this year’s BRIC cohort- BRIC 7-will share an update from their travels. This week, Elisa da Rocha Leao (’17) and Josh Boutin (’17) describe their experiences with the Encounters course, pre-departure sessions with Professors Seitz and Coyle, and the group’s…

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Life is a mystery to be lived, not a problem to be solved

Post by Alex Ohnona, Class of 2014 What a beautiful world we live in! Growing up in Paris, France, Babson College was an experience abroad for me. As fulfilling as it felt, it wasn’t quite enough for me: I was hungry for change. After thorough research and advising from the the Glavin Office, I joined the…

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Babson BRIC 2014 – Voices from Abroad

Babson BRIC: The Cornerstone of the New Global Economy is a semester-long, globally comparative and academically rigorous study abroad experience. To learn more about this unique opportunity, click here. Babson BRIC study abroad participants write blog posts during their time in Russia, India, and China. It’s a great way for them to reflect on their experiences,…