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If You’re Going to San Francisco

Four weeks ago twenty-two Babson undergrads flew into the San Francisco Airport to begin their “Semester Away” in the City by the Bay.  The cohort hails from Hong Kong, Switzerland, Virginia, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, and many more places.  I am lucky enough to count myself among these students and I look forward to sharing…

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Tech Trek: Google & WeTravel

Each semester, Babson ugrads visit tech companies and hear from company representatives to get an “insider’s perspective.” It’s been a busy week here at Babson San Francisco with the undergraduate cohort visiting both Google and weTravel. We were able to gain insights into what it’s like to work for a big, established company such as…

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Semester in SF Orientation

Welcome to our fourth group of ugrads in San Francisco! Throughout the Spring 16 semester, students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the colorful, creative, and vibrant City by the Bay. During orientation, students bonded with faculty, staff, and peers, while learning about the Bay Area’s history and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Together, the ugrads…

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5 Things I’ve Learned So Far in San Francisco

5 Things I’ve Learned So Far in San Francisco My first week in San Francisco was eye-opening. I grew up in Boston for the majority of my life before I decided that I needed to experience living in another setting. Let me tell you beforehand, there are many differences between west coast and east coast ways of life…

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Orientation: Semester in San Francisco Fall 2015

Last week, we welcomed our third cohort of undergraduate students in San Francisco! The program kicked off with a week of orientation where students learned about the Bay Area Tech landscape, had lunch by the Bay Bridge, enjoyed artisan food and coffee from the Ferry Building, and bonded with faculty, staff, and peers.   On…

Leandra Grinage

Babson SF goes to Yelp!

Last week, the Babson SF team took a trip to Yelp. Every one of us have used the website/app at least once during our stay our time here in San Francisco .With all of the restaurants around us Yelp makes it easy to choose where we’d like to go. It was a unique experience to…

Leandra Grinage

Alcatraz Night Tour/Beach Blanket Babylon

This weekend the Babson SF group had a group night tour to Alcatraz Island, a place that once housed a high security prison called Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. I had never been to the island before and I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was very pleased with my visit. Each of us had a…

Leandra Grinage

4 Things I’ve Learned From Startups

  (Top: Maria Del Mar Gomez’16, Alicia Tzau ’16) (Bottom:Hannah Conley’16 , Emily Levy’16  and Leandra Grinage’16) Co-founder and CFO Yousef  Al-Humaidhi ’15, not pictured Pictured above are team members of PICCPerfect; a bio-medical accessories company founded by Emily Levy’16 Note: As part of the Babson SF prgoram , students take a class called Silicon…

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Babson Undergraduate Semester in San Francisco – Apply for Fall 2015

Spend the semester in sunny San Francisco! Each semester, Babson offers undergraduate students the opportunity to study in San  Francisco at Babson’s campus, located in the SOMA district. The city of San Francisco provides the opportunity to learn and network with the broader business community from established organizations to the startup world of Silicon Valley. Students…