Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Study Abroad

Meredith Dziuba

The Color Black Through Russia, India and China: A Dramatic Poem

This is a poem that was recited at the Martin Luther King Leadership Day which reflects on observations about being black throughout Salome Mosehle’s study abroad experience.  Thomas Chatterton Williams wrote of the power of travel, “the more I’d ventured from my own backyard and projected myself into the world—the more I found myself unwilling…

Meredith Dziuba

IES Abroad: Study Abroad Advice from IES Abroad Ambassador of the Month Gwendolyn Lee: How to Work Study Abroad into Your Academic Timeline

Meet Gwendolyn Lee, January 2017 IES Abroad Ambassador of the Month! Gwendolyn is a junior at Babson College, where she majors in Business Administration. She spent Spring 2016 on the IES Abroad Paris – Business & International Affairs Program and is excited to go abroad again to Spain this spring! Gwendolyn describes what drew her…

Meredith Dziuba

Study Abroad: You Are What You Eat

This blog post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor Julie Zhou ’17… When I ask people where they want to go abroad, they almost always answer with a specific country name. However, when I ask them why they chose the country, they are usually at a loss of words. There are many considerations that…

Meredith Dziuba

International Education Week Chinese Language Table

This post was written by Ruiyi (Ricki) Huang as part of her FYS assignment on International Week here at Babson… As an international student, I was eager to teach other students about Chinese culture. I hosted a language table of Chinese and was surprised to find out that there are so many people who have learned Chinese…

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SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Allan Nudelman ’17

“I attained a newfound interest in technology and I am now looking to get into tech as a career path.” Allan participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? I wanted to get away and study somewhere different, but I didn’t want…

Meredith Dziuba

Where is my wallet?

This post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor Stella Joo… I had a three-day long orientation as soon as I arrived in Florence, Italy on the last week of August. The orientation covered many topics regarding academics, budgeting, health and safety, etc. One of the issues that the faculty emphasized the most was theft, especially…

Meredith Dziuba

Education Abroad & Your Career

In the midst of the fall recruiting season, education abroad can feel like a barrier to scoring an interview with the company of your dreams. Instead of thinking of your time abroad as a hindrance to your career goals, remember that you are making an investment in your personal development. Operating outside of your comfort…

Meredith Dziuba

9 Tips for Entrepreneurs with Aspirations in Emerging Markets

If you ever walk through the Olin cafeteria at Babson College, you will immediately notice the rich cultural diversity through the multi-lingual conversations spoken in the room. In fact, 74% of the 2-year MBA student population are international. With 46 countries and 37 languages represented at Babson College, it is safe to assume that a…

Meredith Dziuba

More than a Dance

This blog post was written by Ha Min Ko, who is currently abroad on the BRIC Program… What comes to your mind when you think of ballet? If you are like me, you think of little girls wearing tutus dancing on their tip toes, occasionally tripping because they are trying to perform moves that should…

Meredith Dziuba

Russians, Silence, and the Metro Face

The first week in Russia has been very exciting for the BRIC cohort! We have finally begun exploring the city on our own and started learning words, habits and general norms of the culture. One thing that was most present in our day-to-day activities was the ever looming “Metro Face”. This face is a very stern and cold…