Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Culture

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…

K Fludd

Facing Race, at school and work

Post by Carly Moore, class of 2015. After four years, Babson students can expect to find themselves transformed by an education that challenges the ways they think about business, culture and society. Along with their degree, Babson graduates should emerge with a greater awareness for both the self and others, ready to gracefully tackle the…

Brett

IES Abroad Awards $5,000 in Scholarships to Two Babson College Students

This is a re-post from IES Abroad, a study abroad provider. You can learn more about IES Abroad by clicking here. To learn more about the many opportunities to study abroad through Babson, click here.  Last week, we were pleased to award two $2,500 IES Abroad scholarships to Babson College students: Matthew Batista and Therese…

Tim Booker

My Top 3 Reasons for Spending an Academic Year Abroad

Post by Josephine Osei, who studied abroad in London, England. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Early on in my college career, I had set studying abroad as one of my top goals. I had longed dreamed of travelling the word and immersing myself in a new culture. I…

Tim Booker

A broad, Abroad

Post by Lana Le, who spent a semester studying abroad in Singapore. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Last year, I was granted the opportunity to study for a semester abroad at Singapore Management University.  This experience not only gave me the chance to explore and live in a…

Tim Booker

10 Reasons Why a Babson Student Should Study Abroad

Post by Mercedes Sierra, who studied abroad in Paris, France. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Studying abroad is something every Babson student should do! Even if you are doing a double concentration, it is still possible! I am proof of this. Babson offers different alternatives and programs in…

Tim Booker

10 Painfully Awkward Marketing Mistranslations

A fun post from languageconnections.com. When companies seek to do business in other parts of the world, they must be mindful of different cultural influences. What might be popular items in the U.S., for instance, may fail in a country with different values, languages, and preferences. Companies that can respect these differences and cater to them…

Tim Booker

My Home Away From Home: 6 Host Family Myths Busted

Post by Laura Jiménez, who studied abroad through Syracuse University in Florence, Italy. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Housing was not a factor taken into consideration when choosing my abroad program. In fact, it was not until we were informed that we were going to move from the…

Brett

How much freedom do you want in a classroom?

Post by Karla Chavez Hernandez, who reflects on the differences between Babson’s classroom culture and the classroom culture at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. After going to three different colleges in my lifetime I´ve realized that one of the most important aspects…

BRIC Program

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,…