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Application Process

Application Process

  

Application timelines


 

Fall Semester  |  Winter Session  |  Spring Semester  |  Summer 1st Session



Fall Semester 2017

 

Initial
Application

Rolling
Application

Application Opens

April 10, 2017

May 8, 2017

Application Closes

April 23, 2017

August 27, 2017

Placements Sent

April 26, 2017

Monthly Basis

August 30, 2017 (Final)

Confirm Placements
& Submit Materials

May 7, 2017

September 10, 2017 (Final)

Final Payment

September 10, 2017

September 10, 2017


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Winter Session 2018

 

Initial
Application

Rolling
Application

Application Opens

April 10, 2017

May 8, 2017

Application Closes

April 23, 2017

September 24, 2017

Placements Sent

April 26, 2017

Monthly Basis

September 27, 2017 (Final)

Confirm Placements
& Submit Materials

May 7, 2017

October 8, 2017 (Final)

Final Payment

October 8, 2017

October 8, 2017

 
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Spring Semester 2018

 

Initial
Application

Rolling
Application

Application Opens

September 5, 2017

September 25, 2017

Application Closes

September 24, 2017

November 26, 2017

Placements Sent

September 27, 2017

Monthly Basis

November 29, 2017 (Final)

Confirm Placements
& Submit Materials

October 8, 2017

December 10, 2017 (Final)

Final Payment

September 30, 2017

December 10, 2017

 
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Summer 1st Session 2018

 

Initial
Application

Rolling
Application

Application Opens

September 5, 2017

September 25, 2017

Application Closes

September 24, 2017

January 28, 2018

Placements Sent

September 27, 2017

Monthly Basis

January 31, 2018 (Final)

Confirm Placements
& Submit Materials

October 8, 2017

February 11, 2018 (Final)

Final Payment

September 30, 2017

February 11, 2018

 
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Course Listings




CLICK HERE to access undergraduate course listing
for current academic year.

Please note when reviewing course listings:

  • Review course prerequisites and selection criteria prior to submitting an application.
  • International student (F1 or J1 visa holders) are advised to meet with an International Student Advisor to insure compliance with the US visa regulations.
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Application Requirements





The Elective Abroad application will include the following questions.* We would encourage all applicants to spend some time to think about each of the topics and how the course experience will both support and further develop your personal interests and/or career aspirations.
 
  1. Course Interest: Tell us what interests you about this course, your motivations to study abroad and travel to this particular location. What relevant academic, co-curricular, or other experiences have you been involved in at Babson or elsewhere that illustrate this interest? Please also include any leadership roles you currently hold or have held.
  2. International Travel Experience: Please share why you are interested in international travel and feel free to include any international travel experience you have had to this point. IMPORTANT NOTE: previous travel experience is NOT a prerequisite or selection criteria for participation in this course.
  3. Global Citizenship: Briefly describe what the term "global citizenship" means to you and what importance do you believe it has for today's professional leader? Include an explanation of what experience (if any) you have been exposed to as well as any interaction you have had with people from cultures other than your own.
  4. Personal Statement: Please use this section to submit a personal statement of 500 words or less to discuss why you wish to participate in this program, and how it will fit in with your academic experience at Babson. Please be clear about what you will contribute to this course as well as what you hope to gain from this learning experience.
  5. Academic Plan Review: I understand that it is important to meet with my Class Dean to review how this elective abroad fits into my academic plan prior to accepting my placement. [YES or NO]  
*PLEASE NOTE: In some instances a faculty may request an additional question or in-person interviews. These details are included in the course brochure page.

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