Rayshawn

A Farewell… and a Welcome!

This is my official goodbye as an Admissions Intern. I’m about to embark on a fairly big trip. In about two hours I’ll be on my way to Rwanda to start my new job as Co-Director of the Babson Rwanda Entrepreneurship Center. I’m taking a leap as an entrepreneur, as a brother, as a son…

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Maker Faire Kumasi!

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been in Ghana for an entire month now! The time has passed far too quickly but I’m proud to say I’ve learned a ton and had some incredible experiences throughout my trip. In the last four weeks I’ve gotten to work on trying to create a product that could…

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Rayshawn

Seeing is Believing: A Hands-On Approach to International Development Design

Jammo! (Welcome in Mo, the language spoken in the village we recently visited) It’s been a few weeks since my last blog post but it’s not because of a lack in the number of great experiences I’ve had. In fact it has been hard for me to find the time to blog because of how…

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Akwaaba!

Greetings from Ghana! You may be asking why an admissions intern is blogging from 4,500 miles away in the middle of the summer. I was a recipient of Babson’s Internship Sponsorship Grant and wanted to share my summer experiences and show the Class of 2015 as well as other prospective students why the Internship Sponsorship…

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Gearing Up For Ghana

This semester I’m cross-enrolling at the one and only Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering. The course I’m taking, Affordable Design and Entrepreneurship, is co-taught by Babson and Olin faculty. The course is basically Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship 2.0 aside from the fact that our entire “firm” is made up of only twenty people…

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Internship Fair

There are certain days at Babson when you walk around the campus and think wow, I definitely go to a business school. With students dressed to the nines in suits and ties, blouses and skirts and walking around with a folder full of business cards and resumes you know that there’s a big event on…

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Snow!

ome days you wake up and you just know it’s going to be a good day. This morning I woke up opened my blinds and saw this: Of course my natural instinct was to get back into my nice warm bed and sleep through the storm. As soon as I got comfortable I realized that…

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Want to See the World? Come to Babson!

Not only does 24% of Babson’s student population consist of international students from more than 65 different countries, but Babson students can also partake in 65 different study abroad programs in 30 different countries. When you combine these statistics with the fact that Babson students can also choose from 8 different international short courses it’s…

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Halloweekend!

So… Needless to say Halloween is fun, and I have to thank Babson College for renewing my Halloween spirit! Before coming to Babson I went through the whole dressing up is for little kids stage (please don’t judge me, I was a teenager, I was probably full of angst), but college has given me a…

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As the Seasons Change, Excitement Builds!

Hey guys, I’m incredibly excited! Why you ask? Because I just found out that I’ll be heading to Costa Rica for a short course during winter break. What could be better than going to a warm, sunny country for 12 days during the coldest time of the year? Staying in the rain forest for those…

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