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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Brian Hickey

CGIU 2014: Takeaways for Making an Impact

Over 1,000 college students converged on Arizona State University this past weekend with a simple goal: a commitment to make a difference. It was time for the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative University Conference and the students in attendance were from all fifty states and over eighty countries. Babson College students were fortunate to be included…

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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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Meghan Rowledge

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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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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Hannah Moriggi

November 1st Nears!

Planes, Trains and Passports associated with the Babson Admission Staff will be en route back to Massachusetts in just a few days, as our office wraps up the final full week of fall travel season. As Courtney mentioned in her last post, when all is said and done, our staff will have traveled 234 days, covering 26…

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Hannah Moriggi

College Fair Etiquette 101

‘Tis the season for college fairs as Admission Counselors everywhere hit the road traveling all around the country and the globe speaking with high school students. While college fairs allow prospective students the opportunity to speak with representatives from hundreds of colleges/universities in one evening, these incredible opportunities can often be equally overwhelming. Let’s take…

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