While Abroad- GREEEEECE
Jun21

While Abroad- GREEEEECE

I have been in Greece for two weeks and only have one more to go. It has been bittersweet thinking about leaving this beautiful country, but I am excited to go home to tell my family and friends everything. This program entails us to travel throughout the country of Greece. We have stayed in six hotels thus far. My first stop was Santorini and I was astounded by that island. It was exactly how the movies depicted it and how I only...

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Madrid, Spain – First Impressions and Adjustment
Jun21

Madrid, Spain – First Impressions and Adjustment

I’ve been in Spain for just over two weeks now, and I could not be more thankful that I chose to come here! I was really nervous when we first arrived, because my flight was quite a few hours late and I didn’t know anyone else doing the program. It was incredible to me that within the first few days everyone was friends with each other – we’re all in this together! Within the first week, we got paired with our...

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Advice to Future Study Abroad Students
Jun21

Advice to Future Study Abroad Students

My best piece of advice for future study abroad students is to have an open mind. I really like to make plans and stick to them, but things do not always follow through. For example, I was really looking forward to visiting Machu Picchu while in Peru, but we were unable to fly into Cuzco. We were all devastated, but we had more time to get to know each other while we were waiting at the airport and exploring Lima. While I definitely...

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A Tourist in Tours

As suggested, the UA in France: Language and Culture program does involve actual class time. It almost sounds wrong to say I was in summer school because the whole month was so surreal that to call it school would appear to negate the experience which would be a remorseful assumption since I thoroughly thrived during my stay in Tours. After spending a week in Paris sight seeing and bonding with fellow students we bussed down to this...

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