Back Home!
Jul25

Back Home!

I cannot believe the semester is over!  Since I left in the middle of January, I have been abroad for 6 months.  The time has flown by.  Finals were way more stressful abroad than they were at home because each final was worth either 60 percent or 75 percent of my final grade.  Throughout the semester I did not have any homework assignments to turn in or any chapter tests.  Therefore, it was hard to gauge how prepared I needed to...

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New Zealand Excursions!
May12

New Zealand Excursions!

I cannot believe I only have two months left in New Zealand! The semester has flown by! I have been fortunate enough to travel around the south island of New Zealand almost every weekend with my friends. So far I have only spent 1 weekend in Dunedin, where I go to school. I have been to the Catlins, Queenstown, Wanaka, Christchurch, Mt. Cook, and even Samoa to name a few! Exploring and hiking has consumed the majority of my time. The...

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Greetings from Sydney!
Feb15

Greetings from Sydney!

As I sat at the airport, a flood of emotion came over me. I was anxious, excited, nervous, and sad all at the same time. Saying goodbye to my friends and especially my parents was nearly impossible. I flew through security, which rarely ever happens, so I had a couple hours just waiting at the gate. I was anxious to start my adventure. Before going abroad, there were a lot of questions I had to answer: Where should I study? Should I...

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