Semester At Sea
Jan13

Semester At Sea

  I had no expectations coming into this study abroad program because every time I saw it it seemed unreal or too good to be true. This program takes you to various countries all around the world literally all around the world. My particular trip was the Fall 2017 trip. I would not have been able to do it without University of Alabama amazing generosity and I am forever thankful. A break down of how it works is first you embark...

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What the world has taught me?

The last four months I spent my time traveling all parts of the world with Semester at Sea from the Fjords of Norway, the schools in Ghana, and the buddhist temples of Myanmar. For starters I learned that we can learn something from every country or person on the earth especially if they do not meet our standards as “elite”. For the thirteen amazing countries I went to these are my favorite lessons they taught me. Norway...

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Before I leave
Jan11

Before I leave

Ever since Alabama introduced me to the idea when I toured, I have wanted to study abroad. Sophomore spring is the perfect time, because I have made some great friends, but my classes aren’t so hard that it would be impossible to enjoy a new country. Ireland was one of the only areas that had civil engineering classes (besides England and Germany), but luckily I had wanted to go there since the beginning. Luckily, my scholarship...

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And Away We Go…
Jan09

And Away We Go…

Today is the day. The day we’ve all been waiting for. Okay, just me. Today is the day that I fly to London to begin my study abroad adventure. I will be (hopefully) falling asleep as I fly over the Atlantic ocean for the first time and waking up in a whole new world. As I am writing this, I am sitting in the Atlanta airport happily perched next to an outlet and reflecting on the weeks that led up to this very moment. Honestly,...

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