What Nobody Told Me About Studying Abroad
Oct30

What Nobody Told Me About Studying Abroad

Studying abroad was one of the most amazing opportunities that I’ve ever had, but I’ve been thinking a lot since I returned home from my study abroad experience about the things I wish I had known beforehand. Suitcase weight limits are very real. I have always prided myself on being able to squeeze just about ANYTHING into my suitcase, no matter how full, but had never been anywhere close to the limit before. When I...

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Living History
Jul24

Living History

One of the truly amazing things about studying abroad is the opportunity to make the history that you learn in the classroom come alive! While you are abroad, you will most likely visit so many beautiful (and not-so-beautiful) places where so many historic events took place. My best learning style has always been hands-on, so it was incredibly impactful for me to have to opportunity to learn (and in some cases, re-learn) in this way!...

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Le Tour de Food de France
Jun16

Le Tour de Food de France

When you arrive in a new country to study abroad, odds are you will have probably already given a lot of thought to the differences in culture. But I had underestimated just HOW different (and all-consuming) the French food culture is. From my first day in France, I have found myself faced with many new culinary experiences, all of which have been absolutely delicious! When I arrived a few weeks ago in Tours, I was so grateful to have...

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Home, Sweet Paris
Jun05

Home, Sweet Paris

Since I was a little girl, sitting up at night reading Madeline in bed, I have dreamed of visiting Paris! I began studying French when I was nine years old and immediately fell in love with the language. So, when I decided to study abroad with the UA in France program this summer, I was over-the-moon excited to finally get to visit the place that I had longed to see my entire life! When I arrived in Paris, it met all of my...

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