Meghan Rowledge

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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Rahul Daryanani

Where did time go?

1,460 days at a place you knew you would like but never knew you’d love. My experience at Babson has been nothing short of absolutely amazing and nowhere near what I expected. I came in as a freshman excited to start the 4 year journey that would be college career. My dad and I landed…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Marketing Your International Experience

This blog post was written by Victoria Bills, a Peer Career Ambassador for the Undergraduate Center for Career Development Whether you went abroad last semester, or you’ve spent your past four years here at Babson after leaving your homeland, companies are now working to achieve a more global mindset, and are becoming interested in study…

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Blair

“Study Away” in San Francisco!

Babson has introduced a new “study away” program to begin this fall. Twenty-five students will be traveling to San Francisco for a semester to study the tech start up environment there. San Francisco is a hot bed for Tech Entrepreneurship, and home to a Babson campus. Babson has appropriately identified this opportunity to further students’…

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Brian Hickey

An Exciting Option: Babson Electives Abroad

Many Babson students want to go abroad, but sometimes have the difficult decision of leaving campus for a full semester or entire year. Whether for sports, jobs, internships, social, sports, financial or other reasons, it may be difficult for some students to give up so much time away from campus. Babson offers opportunities to study…

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Blair

The Experience of a Lifetime – Ghana January 2014

This January I traveled to Ghana through Babson’s elective abroad program. For two weeks, I stayed in a church with about 50 other Babson students. Each morning my teaching partner and I walked to a nearby school, Methodist Secondary School, to teach entrepreneurship to high school students. Our first day teaching we were greeted by…

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Blair

Next Week: Finals; Next Month: Ghana

This will probably be the only time I am thrilled to say I had class from 6 to 9 pm on a Friday night and 9 am to 1 pm on a Saturday morning. But this was not just any class. This was my last pre-departure class before I leave to teach entrepreneurship in Ghana…

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Florenza Phung

How to Travel on a Budget (Europe Edition)

   Budapest (Left), Barcelona (Center), Cinque Terre: Vernazza (Right) Last semester, I studied abroad at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. During my time abroad, I traveled around Italy to cities such as Rome, Florence, Venice, Sicily (Catania & Palermo), Bologna, and Cinque Terre. I also visited Hungary, the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Malta, the Czech…

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Jamie Rappoport

A Sweet Return

What a great feeling it is to be back at Babson! The last nine months have been an adventure, to say the least! As you may remember, I was lucky to spent five wonderful months during my spring semester, studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain. I will reminisce more about my study abroad experiences in my…

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Rahul Daryanani

Bringing Your Study Abroad Experience Back Home

As college students we are always on the lookout for the next big adventure. We want to make lasting memories so that when we graduate, we can look back on our college experience and know for certain that it was a great one. One great adventure that Babson not only offers but heavily promotes is having…

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