Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: BRIC

Meredith Dziuba

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…

Meredith Dziuba

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…

Meredith Dziuba

Benefits of a Multi Destination Study Abroad Experience

This article was written by Jess Thevenoz ’15, an Education Abroad Peer Advisor who participated in the BRIC Program this past Fall  As a student who went on BRIC, there are many unique things to gain from this incredible experience. Thanks to Babson, we have the opportunity to meet many business and government officials in three incredibly relevant…

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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…