Category Archives: Brazil

BRAZIL ON MY MIND

Now back home in NYC it is surreal to think back about the last two weeks in Brazil. Running into my GIP classmates in the halls of Columbia Business School, we yearn to relive the most exciting and hilarious events from … Continue reading

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Lovin Life in RIO!

CHEERS TO OUR LAST NIGHT IN BRAZIL!!! Two nights ago we flew from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro and we have been super active over the past 48 hours with amazing company visits and extracurricular activities :) The most important thing … Continue reading

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Farewell Sao Paulo, HELLO Rio!

We’re halfway through our global immersion visit to Brazil and have had an AMAZING first few days in the bustling business center of Sao Paulo. For those who have never visited Sao Paulo, here are some fun facts about the city… … Continue reading

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One Week Until GIP Brazil Begins!

Ilha Grande is a quiet island, two and a half hours by car then twenty minutes by boat from the city of Rio de Janeiro. It is a place of wild dogs, no cars, but thankfully plumbing and electricity! Lying in … Continue reading

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Drama in Brazil: On screen and off

A key theme of this trip has been the all-you-can-eat buffet. This seems to be the way a lot of Brazilian restaurants work (at least most of the ones we have visited). Since I lack any self-control, I normally steer … Continue reading

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GIP Brazil: Days 2 and 3

5.30am: Alarm sounds… 6am: After hitting the snooze button many times, my roommate and I stumble out of bed, throw on clothes and head for the elevator. 6.15am: Meet our bleary-eyed classmates in the hotel lobby and board the bus. … Continue reading

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Brazil: Land of the future

Our Global Immersion Program kicked off on Sunday night with a group dinner, where we ate a lot of cheese bread (pao de queijo) and a steak the size of my head (since arriving in Brazil I’ve learned that Brazilians … Continue reading

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