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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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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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Reflections From Studying Abroad

This blog post was written by Jessamine Von Arx, who participated in the IES Abroad Program – Emerging Economies: Buenos Aires & Santiago this past Spring…  Why do you think it is important for students to go abroad? The best way to understand people who are different than you is to travel. Coming to Babson as a…

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The Final Push in Varanasi

This blog post was written by BRIC participants Lauren Mariano and Tatiana Traulsen… As BRIC 2017 is coming to a close, our last formally planned week was spent in Varanasi, India. Given that we are studying World Religions for the duration of India, choosing to visit one of the most ancient and holy places in the…