Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Russia

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Embracing the Ambiguity: BRIC 2015

Posted by: Helena Hernandez and Daniel Madden, Babson Class of 2017 After our three weeks living in St. Petersburg, most of us have come to love the city and feel comfortable because we have adapted to the environment. As warned by previous BRICers, however, this feeling of familiarity does not last very long. In this past…

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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,…

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From Russia With Love – BRIC 2015’s First Week in St. Petersburg

Post by: Julianne Carlin (’17) and Josuel Plasencia (’17) Each week, two students from this year’s BRIC cohort- BRIC 7-will share an update from their travels. This week, Julianne Carlin (’17) and Josuel Plasencia (’17) describe their experiences in the first week of the Russia portion of the program. Specifically, having the city as their…

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Babson BRIC 2014 – 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,…

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Embracing Ambiguity: Rolling Through Moscow

Post by Hanson Grant & Melody Lee As we prepared to leave our hotel in Moscow to get on the bus at 10:00 AM, we were blind-sighted by the abrupt news that there would be no bus from the hotel to our next destination. We assumed that there would be a bus to pick us…

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до свидания, Санкт. Петербург !*

Post by: Vinita Atkins and Paola Toledo It was the last week in St. Petersburg, and it was busy and entertaining. We spent it on business trips with Professor Coyle for our Business Environment in Russia course. We had the opportunity to visit companies in different industries and talk with professionals that were at different…

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Zdravstvujtye Russia!

Post By: Natalia Pinzon and Hanishka Gehani   The transition from Shanghai to St.Petersburg has been quite drastic. We came from a fast-paced environment, where we had a lot of speakers and activities and a much more dyna mic and interactive class than what we are traditionally used to. And arriving to a city that…

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Interesting Literature, Incredible Dance & Intense Sports

Post by Bianca D’Alessio (’14) and Karan Shah (’15) The days are getting shorter, the air is becoming frigid, and the work is growing, but this has just forced us to depend on one another for warmth and support. This week we had the opportunity to read some wonderful works of literature by Marx, Mayakovsky,…

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New City, New Memories

Post by Sam Dane (’15) and Jessica Santiago (’15) Upon our arrival in St. Petersburg, Russia, one thing was undeniably clear: we were no longer in China. Our Professor, Bill Coyle, was waiting for us with open arms at the airport, along with our incredibly knowledgeable tour guide, Sergey Fyodorov. Despite being such a drastically…