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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…

Tim Booker

Christmas Traditions In Asia

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Ev’rywhere you go…” Or is it? What exactly does Christmas look like? Is it how most U.S. Americans think of it, with Christmas trees, ornaments, gifts, religious ceremonies, and cookies? Or could it look like something else entirely?  It depends on your perspective, to be sure. Our…

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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…

Tim Booker

Traveling Alone: Taiwan

Post by Molly Ronan, who recounts her experiences traveling alone in Taiwan, China. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. I studied abroad for a semester in Shanghai but took a week trip to Taiwan during the Chinese October Holiday.  I traveled to Taiwan with my friend Roxy, but one…

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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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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,…

Emily Besen

It’s not Scott, its Yanchuan

Post by Salome Mosehle, Class of 2018 People in the U.S. never have a problem pronouncing names like John or Mary or Amy but somehow any name that doesn’t fit the average Anglo-Saxon prescription gets a different treatment. I noticed this when I met Yanchuan. Here’s how the story goes: “Hi, my name is Scott.…