Awaiting the Journey to Japan
Aug28

Awaiting the Journey to Japan

アラバマの大学生へ、 Dear Students of the University of Alabama, My name is Maja. I am a sophomore at UA, majoring in English and minoring in Japanese. And through the Capstone International Program, I am about to embark on the journey of a lifetime. On August 24, I will depart America and take flight to Japan, where I will spend 8 months studying at Kansai Gaidai University in Hirakata City. I am so excited, as living in Japan for such an...

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A Tokyo Tale: Predeparture Pros and Predicaments
Aug28

A Tokyo Tale: Predeparture Pros and Predicaments

Hello readers and study abroad hopefuls! This is Ashley Haugland, a current senior at our very own beloved Bama. I’m majoring in International Relations (relations track) with a minor in Japanese and in an astounding, anxiety-inducing time frame of 1o days I will be departing the good ol’ US of A for Tokyo, Japan. This is my first excursion abroad so I’m not exactly a fount of wisdom, but I wanted to lay out some of...

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