Getting Ready for South Africa
May22

Getting Ready for South Africa

Upon deciding that I wanted to study abroad in South Africa, I received a lot of questions and backlash. I got many questions such as “Why Africa?” Comments such as “I would never go there.” and “Make sure you get your shots.” I am honestly not sure why I chose South Africa as my first trip out of the country. I honestly just committed to this program because I wanted to go out of the country. So...

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How Study Abroad Has Changed Me
May22

How Study Abroad Has Changed Me

Now that my study abroad has come to an end, I decided to reflect on my time in Sydney, Australia. I didn’t realize how much studying abroad was slowly changing me. Looking back, I now feel that I have become so much more independent. While I did live on my own at college, my parents were still only a short four hour drive away. Anything I needed, I would always turn to them, especially my mom. However, suddenly, I was then a half a...

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