10 more days!
Sep02

10 more days!

Leaving to go to a foreign country not knowing a single person is thrilling and nerve racking but I couldn’t be more excited!!  This whole preparation process has been pretty low key and the positive support from everyone has been a huge help! The only challenges I’ve faced during the packing phase are pretty typical: shopping for winter clothes in this hot summer is no fun, and realizing I can’t take my whole shoe closet is...

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From Bama to Berlin!
Sep02

From Bama to Berlin!

Hello all, My name is Taylor Blevins and I am a senior at UA majoring in Elementary Education. Through the COST program I was able to attain an internship placement in Berlin, Germany. While here I will complete a placement in 6th grade as well as 2nd grade. The reason I wanted to participate in this experience is because after graduation I hope to attain a job working overseas. By doing this internship it will help me grow and  learn...

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SeoulSearching: Arrival
Sep02

SeoulSearching: Arrival

Hello! 안녕하세요! My name is Apryl Jackson and I have chosen to journey off to Seoul (서울), South Korea as an exchange student for a year. I am a junior at the University of Alabama majoring in International Business with a minor in Korean Language. I decided to study abroad my junior year because it just felt like the perfect time to go. Sophomore year felt too early, while senior year would’ve felt too late. I chose South Korea as...

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без году неделя: On My Way to Москва
Sep02

без году неделя: On My Way to Москва

5,493 miles- no not just that- admission into the program, getting credits to transfer, and even obtaining a visa, all standing between myself and Moscow.  Even though I knew that all of these obstacles were surmountable, I expected that something unforeseen would get in the way of me and studying abroad. At the beginning of my sophomore year I discovered a unique program, Math in Moscow, which resonated with my desires at the time....

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I’m coming for you, Florence!
Sep02

I’m coming for you, Florence!

Hi everyone! My name is Angela, and I’m a sophomore. My first year at Bama was fun, but I couldn’t help feel like I was missing out on something bigger than the typical college experience offered there. That’s when I turned to looking at study abroad programs. Figuring out where I wanted to study wasn’t that much of a challenge – I took 2 semesters of Italian at Bama, so naturally I wanted to study in...

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