Emily Besen

Networking While Studying Abroad

This post was written by Lisa Youxi Chen ’16, currently studying at LSE. This year I am studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for a year. Before coming to LSE, some people have told me that it could be hard to pursue a finance summer internship while studying abroad…

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BRIC

Memorials and Museums

From Russia with Love! Greetings from Peter(no one calls in St. Petersburg)! We are now counting down from 10 days until India, and the end of almost 2/3rds of the semester. Throughout our time here, we all have had some pretty funny stories. We are also learning a lot about Russia through the movie and…

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Postre & Sopa: A Student’s Reflection on a Babson Elective Abroad

Post by Joseph Franco, Class of 2014 Traveling through Uruguay and Argentina during spring break this year was an amazing opportunity to grow both educationally and culturally. The perfect balance between educational and cultural experiences allowed for a plethora of different types of learning experiences. As my grandfather taught me in my traveling experiences with…

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BRIC

Updates from Shanghai

Post by Nicole Carli & Jasmaer Sandhu  Our first full week in Shanghai was packed with exploration, bonding, classes, and company visits. As we delved into the culture of Shanghai, we quickly noticed the contrast with what we had seen in Beijing. Moving from the political capital to the financial capital we’ve seen a larger…

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BRIC

Adventures to Yiwu and GE

Post by Kim Dvorak & Arjun Murthy This week, the BRIC 2014 group went to two major locations: Yiwu and GE.  Yiwu is a third tier city located south of Shanghai, and is home to many small commodity factories as well as one of the largest commodity markets in the world.  Spending a night there…

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BRIC

Goodbye Beijing

Post by Cezary Bialon ’16 and Paulina Bosque ’16 During the first week in Beijing, China the group had some amazing experiences. The highlight of which is safe to say was climbing the Great Wall of China. Everyone was amazed by the structure’s history as well as by the views from the top. Walking on…

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Michelle McCormack

Marketing your International Experience

Post by Victoria Bills, a Peer Career Ambassador for the Undergraduate Center for Career Development Whether you went abroad last semester, or you’ve spent your past four years here at Babson after leaving your home country, companies are now working to achieve a more global mindset, and are becoming interested in study abroad and the…

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Michelle McCormack

Lessons Learned in Chilly Berlin

Post by Jacqueline Fan, Class of 2015 I was studying abroad in Rotterdam, Netherlands for the fall 2013 semester. Rather than just staying in Netherlands, I travelled around Europe during weekends and between exams. As I am the person who would like to plan everything ahead, I always took charge of the trip planning and…

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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…

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Emily Besen

How to Travel on a Budget (Europe Edition)

Post by Florenza Phung, Class of 2014    Budapest (Left), Barcelona (Center), Cinque Terre: Vernazza (Right) Last semester, I studied abroad at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. During my time abroad, I traveled around Italy to cities such as Rome, Florence, Venice, Sicily (Catania & Palermo), Bologna, and Cinque Terre. I also visited Hungary, the…

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