“It Was A Great Experience”
Jul26

“It Was A Great Experience”

  So how was Haiti? Everyone’s immediate question for me right when my feet hit the ground. Some of the students that had been on the previous trips to Haiti had warned me this was no easy question to answer. How would I tell people about this life changing seven-day experience in the few minutes I had of people’s attention? For absence of a better all-inclusive term, I have been settling for, “It was a great experience.” But my trip...

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Getting excited
Jul26

Getting excited

So far, my only journey out of my hometown was 4 hours away to the University of Alabama. Today, I’m packed up and getting ready for a flight to Brussels, Belgium, and the butterflies are finally kicking in. I have no experience abroad, and I fight even know anybody with a passport, so I’ve had to look to google for how to dress, act, exchange money, navigate, ect. What has been the most helpful, in preparation, is the...

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Study Abroad Take 2
Jul26

Study Abroad Take 2

So, here I am again post-study abroad, writing blogs after the fact. They seem like such an easy thing to keep up with when heading off for your trip, but let me tell you for the SECOND time, I am behind again. For one, It is so easy to lose track of everything when you are immersed in a new place for a set amount of time. I left for my second study abroad trip about two months ago on May 8th. Last year, I went to Ireland and Turkey...

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