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Babson College in MBA Chile by Juan Pablo Garcia Mardones

The MBA Chile is an association, formed by Chilean MBA students, that holds an annual meeting in which Chilean MBA students around the US gather to talk about their experiences, discuss the challenges that Chile is facing, and how they can contribute to that mission. Entrepreneurs, CEOs, politicians and opinion leaders participate in this conference,…

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International Business Case Competition 2017 by Carla Planz

It was 10:30 on Friday morning, April 7th when our team was handed a white envelope containing the case that we would dissect and solve in the twenty four hours that followed. Max Petre, Cedric Mfuranzima, Salome Mosehle, Jamie Kendrioski (our team advisor) and I had arrived in St. Louis, Missouri the sunny afternoon before…

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IES Abroad: Study Abroad Advice from IES Abroad Ambassador of the Month Gwendolyn Lee: How to Work Study Abroad into Your Academic Timeline

Meet Gwendolyn Lee, January 2017 IES Abroad Ambassador of the Month! Gwendolyn is a junior at Babson College, where she majors in Business Administration. She spent Spring 2016 on the IES Abroad Paris – Business & International Affairs Program and is excited to go abroad again to Spain this spring! Gwendolyn describes what drew her…

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Study Abroad: You Are What You Eat

This blog post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor Julie Zhou ’17… When I ask people where they want to go abroad, they almost always answer with a specific country name. However, when I ask them why they chose the country, they are usually at a loss of words. There are many considerations that…

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OPPORTUNITIES – ASIAN MBA

This blog post was written by Aditya Gupta, a Graduate Affinity Conference Sponsorship recipient… As an international student, I am always looking for opportunities that can help me meet new people, connect with companies, gather information about the industry and ultimately land a job. The ASIAN MBA Conference was one such amazing opportunity that I came across…

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My Experience at the United Nations Day Luncheon

This blog post was written by Aidan Dennis ’19… On October 24th, the United Nations celebrated its 70th anniversary. This has been seventy years of growth and prosperity after World War II. For those that do not know, the United Nations was formed by a plethora of countries as member states in order to achieve…

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Multicultural Festival

This post was written by undergraduate student, Jose Damasceno, as part of an FYS assignment… When I went to the Multicultural Festival last week, I was surprised to see how diverse our college is. Although Babson is proud of such diversity, only after the festival had I realized that I have had superficial contact with this diversity.…

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Where is my wallet?

This post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor Stella Joo… I had a three-day long orientation as soon as I arrived in Florence, Italy on the last week of August. The orientation covered many topics regarding academics, budgeting, health and safety, etc. One of the issues that the faculty emphasized the most was theft, especially…

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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…