Impressions of Berlin
Jul14

Impressions of Berlin

My first few steps in Berlin were shaky due to the exhaustion that accompanies trans-atlantic flight. After a good night’s sleep, our group went to experience a service at the Berliner Dom. Almost completely destroyed by the Allies in WWII, this church has been painstakingly recreated to its original glory. Every detail, from the moulding on the walls, to the stained glass windows, to the massive pipe organ that carries its own...

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Thoughts from My Family’s Perspective
Jul14

Thoughts from My Family’s Perspective

  One of the first things I thought about when I first entertained the notion of studying abroad is what my family would think of my trip. Prior to my trip, I had never even been on an airplane, much less traveled out of the country. Surprisingly, my family was extremely supportive of my desire to study abroad, but they still had a few concerns and feelings about me going to India. My family‚Äôs initial thoughts ranged from...

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