Undergraduate Blog / Author: Jennifer Eng

Jennifer Eng

Reverse Culture Shock

After being abroad for several months, the natural questions from anyone I encounter has been “How was Germany!? How is being back!?” My answer: “Great! Reverse culture shock.” What this really means and has made me realize is how unique the American college experience is and how unique the Babson college experience is. I have…

Jennifer Eng

17 Days, 17 Memories

It’s difficult to grasp that my time abroad has whittled its way down to just 17 more days in the culturally incredible and free city of Berlin. Much like how I counted the many “firsts” of my study abroad adventure, I sadly start counting my “lasts” in the same manner. This weekend marks my last…

Jennifer Eng

Politics and Culture Abroad

Keeping up with events on campus is a tedious task involving piecing together Facebook posts, chats from friends, and Snapstories to have some hope of a fuller picture of what is going on. One issue in particular has stood out to me from the influx of posts from my fellow classmates and even alumni: the…

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Chronicles of a Part Time Berliner: Babson Abroad

This time last year, I was apple picking surrounded by the autumn hues of New England and close friends. Now, I’m halfway around the world surrounded by the bustling city life and a new community in Berlin, Germany. Today’ I’m going to highlight some of my favorite moments while abroad! The most apparent differences are…

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The Five People

Here’s a short list of the Five People you will meet at Babson- and ultimately will change your life! The New International BFF: This is someone who who comes from somewhere outside the US- perhaps from somewhere you have never even heard about but you will slowly see a bond created the is out of…

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Your One Month Update on Babson’s 2016

There’s a couple things that the Babson Community cares about and us students strive to improve in the coming year- and here’s your update on our progress! Roger’s Pub: Welcome to our new pub! The gathering spot for students every Wednesday (Pub Night) and weekends is back and better than ever! The newly renovated pub…

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Thankful for #JustBabsonThings

Biz-E Beaver isn’t just a beloved class mascot, it is a real way of life for Babson students. A typical day consists of running from class to multiple meetings to the gym or practice to the library until 2am and then catching some sleep until doing it all over again the next day. Needless to…

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The UpperClassman Quad: My Perspective on No Longer Being a Freshman

So we’re back on campus. The first week has been a happy blur of old and new faces, and too many CAB (I’m Social Media Chair for the Campus Activities Board, so you’ll probably see me floating around snapping pics for facebook or instagram!) activities to count. Moving into Coleman, the sophomore and junior residence…

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Live Green: Your Campus Map to a Healthy and Sustainable Semester

Babson is pretty proud of our school colors of white and green. In fact, our student population and campus emulate these colors every day. Outside, there’s foliage and evergreens hidden behind the mountains of snows; inside, we are energy efficient in implementing hand driers, smart light switches, and using eco-friendly materials. Since the semester has…