Andrew Darling

Back at Babson

Hello everyone! My name is Andrew Darling and I am a junior here at Babson. I worked in the office over the summer and am now back on campus after finishing an amazing semester abroad. During the past semester, I participated in one of Babson’s study abroad programs titled BRIC: The Cornerstone of the Global…

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Semester Abroad: Babson BRIC

Back from BRIC.  Back to Babson. Don’t get me wrong I missed this campus, the people and classes, but my abroad experience was like no other. Going to Russia, China and India as part of the Babson BRIC program was truly one of the best experiences of my life! So a quick rundown for those…

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Hannah Moriggi

#BABSONCHAT

It’s not everyday that prospective students have the opportunity to sit down and chat with an Undergraduate Admission Director, so here at Babson we pulled out our brainstorming hats, put them on and got thinking…why don’t we bring our Director, Courtney Minden, to you? So we did! You can catch the FULL recap here: #babsonchat.…

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It’s Not Goodbye, It’s See You Later!

“Yeah, we’ll be in St.Petersburg in 24 hours.” “Wow, that’s crazy!” “Tell me about it.” Insert a different city name every two weeks and that would be an accurate depiction of what life was like for us nineteen baboons. We soon learned a thing or two about contorting ourselves to fit into whatever plane, train…

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Bal Ashram Adventure

  “These have been the two best days in India so far”, said BRIC student Greg Gonzalez. These words uttered by Greg were also uttered by many other BRIC students in regard to our Bal Ashram visit. To begin the Bal Ashram was a place where former Child laborers were rescued and given a chance…

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Parade Crashing

Being denied transportation to our wanted destination by autos (rickshaws) to a holiday celebration of huge burning evil spirit replicas… (Yes, fire does fascinate us) we were instead consumed by a parade that flooded past our hotel. They came just in time, as most of us were ready to go back into the hotel and…

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Old Delhi

On Monday, October 29th, we had a scavenger hunt in small groups in Old Delhi.  Old Delhi was a bit different from what we have gotten used to over our past week living in New Delhi.  My group headed there on the very crowded metro with only our scavenger hunt sheet to guide us.  Upon…

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India: A New Journey

Greetings from New Delhi, Today we write from the very busy city of New Delhi, India. Our IES peer leaders have given us a tour around this wonderful city, and allowed us to have our first taste of Indian culture. As our BRIC experience enters its last month, India is starting to become a great…

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one.five days with BRIC

As the high-speed train topping 300 Km per approached Beijing I was excited to see the 19 BRIC students and onsite coordinator Michelle McCormack. I had been attending a meeting in Shanghai and was grateful that I could spend a bit of time reconnecting with the group who had just returned from an overnight trip…

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Yiwu and a Hospital Adventure

Greetings from Hangzhou,   We write from a lovely hotel in the heart of Hangzhou.  We’re in the midst of a weekend excursion to the south of Shanghai.  It’s been tiring but ultimately very fruitful.  We’re seeing things we never otherwise would have seen without the guidance and expertise of Professor Kelley. Most interesting for…

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