Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Italy

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

Stories from Abroad: The last taste of Florence, but not of friendship

Post by Laura Jimenez ’17, who recently returned from a study abroad trip to Florence, Italy. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. And this is me, having a taste of my last day in Florence. After the last exam, Italian 102, which I managed to finish in 20 minutes. I…

Emily Besen

Finding a Taste of Home at Bocconi

Post by Karla Chavez, Class of 2016  I decided to study abroad in Italy for one specific purpose: immersing myself in the Italian culture. I was committed to my goal and tried to get along with other local Italians. Surprisingly most of them were very open and if you made the effort of talking to…

Emily Besen

International Marketing Experience in Perugia, Italy

PERUGIA, Italy, November 18, 2013 — A Babson College student is gaining hands-on international marketing experience while studying abroad in Perugia, a small medieval city in central Italy. Kirtit Nahar is currently enrolled in BSIM 390: International Marketing at the Umbra Institute. This course provides students with an overview of theoretical and current business practices…

Abby

The “Art” of Studying Abroad

Megan Osinski: Now three months into my study abroad experience in Florence, Italy, I can say with certainty that everyone has their own reasons for taking a semester away from what they know, and spending a semester in their unknown. My reasons revolved around art.  While I had studied “The Masters” for years through textbooks,…

Abby

The Book Club!

Sagar Jain ’14: Each semester, the book club at Babson College selects books based on a particular country and its culture. This semester, the country selected is India. Members of the book club meet once every week to share their views on the books. The three books selected for this year include “The Beautiful and…