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Goodbye China, Hello Russia

Post by Victoria Squire (’15) and Dylan Coan (’15) To say that China has exceeded all expectations is an understatement. To try to sum it up would be impossible, it’s something one has to experience. China is everything you ever expected and nothing you ever expected at the same time. We visited five cities during…

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Entrepreneurship and Culture in China

Post by Samantha Donovan (’15) and Cole Ungar (’15)   The phrase “you have to see it to believe it” is hardly sufficient to describe the BRIC experience. From state company tours such as SGCC, a subsidiary of the larger State Grid that is responsible for powering most of China, and Baosteel, one of the…

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Lao Wei’s and the Babson Alumni Dinner

Post By Kseniya Pulido(’15) and Ryan Diplock(’15). It’s been a great first week of official classes in Shanghai.  We celebrated our first birthday, conducted our second ethnography project for our business ideas and met local Fudan students at a mixer.  While the Shanghai air quality might be undesirable, it is safe to say everyone is…

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The Start of BRIC Guanxi

Post by Cristina Aria & Jared Wolf As we sit on the train from Beijing to Shanghai, we reminisce on our first encounter as a group with China. Our first week of BRIC has been one filled with new experiences and tastes inclusive of scorpions and octopus. From climbing the great wall to meeting entrepreneurs,…

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