Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Study Abroad

Caroline Hayes

Networking & job searching while studying abroad

This post was written by Lisa Youxi Chen ’16, currently studying at LSE. Networking While Studying Abroad This year I am studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for a year. Before coming to LSE, some people have told me that it could be hard to pursue a finance summer…

Brian Hickey

Extending Learning Outside the Classroom

Babson College is well known for its opportunities in the classroom where students start their own businesses, consult for real companies, and develop their business skills. While these classes offer great learning possibilities, there are many additional ways to learn from experiences outside the classroom that lead to personal growth and development as a business…

Meghan Rowledge

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…

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…

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…

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…

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’…

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…

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…

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…