Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Electives Abroad

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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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Join us as we Celebrate International Education Week!

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange here at Babson College and worldwide. Babson has students representing 83 different countries and now offers over 100 different international opportunities between Education Abroad (semester/year-long) programs, Electives Abroad, International Consulting, Service Immersion Opportunities, etc. – these are just some…

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Spain Elective Abroad: Think + Feel = Theel

This blog post is written by Jie-Ling, a participant of the 2017 Spain Elective Abroad… Full of culture, gorgeous architecture, mouth-wateringly delicious tapas, and lovely people, Spain is definitely all it says it is and more. An enriching and rewarding experience, this Elective Abroad provided me with a glimpse into the socio-economic structure of the…

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Enriching Experiences: Spain As Our Textbook

This blog post was written by Camila and Claudia Gonzalez, participants of the Spain Elective Abroad… Spending a few days in Madrid and Barcelona with a group of Babson students and well-prepared professors was the best experience for us. Throughout the program, we focused on viewing the cities as texts, allowing us to obtain a…

Erin Jenkins

Glavin Student Spotlight: Andrea Murray

Each month, the Glavin Office spotlights one student who is having impactful experiences around multicultural, international, and global perspectives. Andrea Murray, a current Senior who is involved on campus as an Academic Mentor, Event Management intern, Senior Week Committee member, Peer Mentor, Exchange Ambassador, and a member of the Babson Dance Ensemble, weaves her experience…

Michelle McCormack

Wrapping it all up: A Reflection on my Study Abroad Experiences

Post by Kate Mowles, Class of 2013 For me, studying abroad was about having experiences that I could not have at Babson. Even with a very diverse student body, nothing matches actually diving fully into another culture. I wanted to learn more about the world we live in because I was never really exposed to…

Emily Besen

Groceries

By Shelly Goehring, MBA 2013   I was standing in line with a basket of a few groceries. When it came my turn, the cashier scanned my items and I handed her my card. It was a VISA debit card that I had already used several times in Brazil. I told her, “Credit, por favor.”…

Emily Besen

Israel: Yesterday and Tomorrow

By Michael Terzi As we entered the ancient city of Jaffa following our flight, Steve, our tour educator was going through the eventful itinerary that lay ahead of us. But no one could pay much attention to the details because there was something about this place that made us all awe in its presence. Immediately…