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Swecha Reflection

This blog post was written by BRIC Participants Chris Lally and Ursula Dedekind… When we encounter or become aware of social issues and have the means to help, what is our responsibility? Coming into our week as team leaders, our intention was “care for the cohort”, a goal that we set in order to ensure that…

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BRIC Program: Importance of Relationships to Russian Business & Culture

This post was written by BRIC Participants, Maria Freitas and Jeremie Cabling… At the conclusion of Professor Seitz’s classes, helping define the culture and identity of Russia, BRIC X was able to more easily transition into Professor Coyle’s class immersing ourselves in the business environment of Russia. Reflecting over site visits with companies like Dell EMC,…

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BRIC Program August 2018

This blog post was written by BRIC participants, Shreya Shah and Yoni Bachar on August 24th, 2018… After a long summer of interning, working, and finishing up summer readings, we all gathered back on campus before we headed off onto our unforgettable adventure to Russia, India, and China. Coming together with a group of 24 students…

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What We Don’t See Behind The Instagram Pictures

This blog post was written by Celine Vu ’19… At the start of my Babson career just a few years ago, I knew study abroad was not even a question. I was always envious of abroad students who posted pictures of themselves on Instagram with breathtaking views while “living their best lives”. However, I think…

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Two Reasons to Study Abroad Alone

This post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor (EAPA) Debora Sena ’19… Hello! I am Debora, a senior at Babson, and I spent my junior year abroad. During the BRIC program (Fall 2017), I realized the world was bigger than I thought, and decided to study at IE University, in Madrid,  Spring 2018. When…

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My Internship Abroad: Peeking into the Australian Work Culture

This blog post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor (EAPA) Zoe Feng ’19… During my semester exchange at the University of Sydney in Australia this spring, I took up a local internship alongside my academic studies. My internship role was International Project Assistant at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.…

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Tips for a Fun and Productive Study Abroad Experience

This blog post was written by Brett Bottomley ’19… Since ten of my lacrosse teammates, as well as hundreds of thousands of university students, will be heading to a foreign country to study abroad this fall, I thought it would be helpful to share some of my tips from my previous study abroad experiences. To give…

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Third Culture Kid Conference

This post is written by Laurie Xin, Class of 2019… What is a Third Culture Kid? Someone who grew up constantly shifting from culture to culture – for a variety of reasons – and as a result, is able to assimilate into almost any environment at ease, and does not consider one place “home”. I am…

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David Lockwood ‘19 Recipient of DIS Academic Excellence Award

David Lockwood ‘19 received an Academic Excellence Award for the fall 2017 semester while studying abroad DIS in Copenhagen. Each semester DIS recognizes one outstanding student in each program (selected by faculty and program staff) with an Award of Academic Excellence. Approximately 30 awards are given to students who have distinguished themselves in each program…