Undergraduate Blog / Author: Meghan Rowledge

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Babson Verses Abroad

So I have been home from my semester abroad in London for about a week now and I have gotten a chance to reflect on what the major differences between Babson and where I went to school in London. Below is a chart of some things about both schools comparing them side to side. There…

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Staying Connected

Its incredible that with today’s technology I can have a face to face conversation with someone back home when I am in London. Today I not only texted my brother, I called my parents, Facetimes my Mammie and Papa then Skyped with my Nana and Uncle Ken. If I studied abroad 10 years ago I would not…

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Using ET&A While Abroad

One thing I miss about Babson is having a meal plan. Though Trim might not always have the best food in the world, it sure is convenient and easy. Whenever I am hungry at school I just walk down to Trim swipe my OneCard and there is just a buffet of options in front of…

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Being a Freshman Again

Being in a new place can be disorientating for anyone. Being at a new university in a different country can be extremely  disorientating. The best way to describe going abroad for the semester and all the ups and downs I have faced so far is like experiencing freshman year all over again. Just like coming to…

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Purple Walls

As I sit in a half packed room, I’m starting to realize how much has really happened in here throughout the year. You don’t really think about it when you are living in your room, but those 4 walls have seen it all.  They have seen some of my best days, like the day I got the…

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Identity

College is considered a time when you are supposed to discover yourself. Who am I? Who do I want to be? These questions are constantly running through students minds, including myself. However, it is very easy for us to lose sight of who we are or who we want to be, when society has labels…

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A Little Bit of Babo in Puerto Rico

Winter break is often a time for college students to relax at home and spend time with friends and family. As a member of the Babson Swimming and Diving Team that has not been how I been spending the majority of my break. After a short week home I headed to Puerto Rico for the…

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Staying Organized

Staying organized is generally an important thing. It is extremely important when you live my life. This semester I am on my sorority’s executive board as well as junior executive board, on the swim team, in the club Colleges Against Cancer and a FME mentor. (Are you as exhausted from hearing that as I am…

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A Maturer Lifeguard

It’s kind of strange coming home, especially when it feels like you have never left. Before going to school last summer I had been working at my local YMCA for 2 years as a lifeguard and swim instructor. Then last summer I got a promotion as one of the summer swim coaches. When I was…

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What I learned/Wish I knew my Freshmen Year

So I have been home for a little over a week, and during this week it gave me a lot of time to think about the past year. Some things I thought about were things I learned/wished I knew coming into my freshmen year at Babson. Since summer is upon us, and many incoming freshmen…