Life After London
Aug16

Life After London

After an unforgettable six weeks in London, I was ready to come back to the States. The UK is similar enough to the US that I didn’t experience too much reverse culture shock. But of course, I find myself missing certain aspects of my study abroad experience nearly every day. To anyone who is considering studying abroad, it is the kind of opportunity that you will never regret or forget. My two months in London not only gave me...

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London Baby!
Jul23

London Baby!

My time in London has been an irreplaceable experience so far.  At first, I was terrified. I had never been to another country. What if I couldn’t figure out transportation? Or the currency? I’m no social butterfly, what if I didn’t make friends? What if I didn’t make the most of the wonderful opportunity I had been given? I was forced to expand my comfort zone. And it was the best thing for me.  I now understand British...

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Pre-Six Week Adventure in the Great Wide Somewhere (London)
Jun13

Pre-Six Week Adventure in the Great Wide Somewhere (London)

I’m finishing my degree in Finance and Economics at the University of Alabama in December of this year. I’m from the suburbs of Chicago, and when I was a freshman I thought Bama was the farthest I’d ever go from home. Now, I’m sitting in an airport waiting to catch a seven and a half hour flight to London, England reflecting on everything it took to get me here. And I have to say, 17 year old me would never...

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