Home is Where the Heart Is
Jun24

Home is Where the Heart Is

  After having a chance to unwind from a very fun, yet very tiring month, I’ve realized¬†several things. While I’ve had the chance to study abroad previously, I think that this experience matured me in ways that my first experience did not. One of the most important lessons I learned was appreciating the little things. What makes home feel like home is familiarity: being able to not worry about a language barrier,...

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Final Thoughts: UA in Germany
Jun16

Final Thoughts: UA in Germany

It’s been an incredible month that I will definitely savor for the rest of my life. While I’ve had the chance to study abroad previously with a university affiliate, studying abroad with my fellow schoolmates with UA Honors in Germany gave me an experience that was unique and worthwhile. While my previous program was great, it was refreshing being with students who I’ll see again after the trip. We learned together,...

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Greetings from Berlin
Jun14

Greetings from Berlin

Hello! It’s been about two weeks since the beginning of our UA Honors¬†in Germany program, and time sure has flown by! It seems like just yesterday we started with our first day in Karlsruhe. I wasn’t sure what to expect during the program, but it has been such a great learning experience. This is my second time studying abroad as a UA student, but my first time was with an affiliate program. It’s been refreshing...

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“Parting is such sweet sorrow..”
May05

“Parting is such sweet sorrow..”

It’s hard to believe that my time here in England has nearly come to its end. Studying abroad for an entire school year has been the most rewarding, yet most challenging thing that I’ve ever done. If I had the chance to go back before deciding to come, knowing what I know now, I would change very little. This experience has helped me grow in so many ways that might not have happened in the time frame back home. As strange...

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Season’s Greetings from Britain!
Jan09

Season’s Greetings from Britain!

Happy New from the United Kingdom! It’s so hard to believe that’s I’ve already been here for four months. This has been the most rewarding experience I’ve ever had and the most challenging, and I still have another semester! When I first arrived in September, I began second-guessing my decision. “Is a year abroad too long?” “Will I end up regretting the time lost with friends and...

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