I’m home… Now what?
Aug14

I’m home… Now what?

It’s going to sound pathetic, but my first thought upon returning home was being able to switch back to my regular cellular plan. I wouldn’t be charged for international roaming, and wouldn’t need to rely solely on a time limited wifi connection to message other people in my study abroad group, or to check on my departure gate for my final flight. GroupMe, WhatsApp and others are fantastic tools to stay connected...

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Greece Abroad
Jul24

Greece Abroad

First Impressions My first impression of Greece was “Wow, this looks like home.” The airport in Santorini is up on a cliff and looks a lot like the Sonoran Desert at home in Arizona, except with an ocean view. It was so funny that I had to take a picture. It was at that moment that I realized that I’d turned my cell service off to not be cahrged international roaming, and not use up my small international plan...

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Greece Pre-Departure “The Mad Scramble” Post
Jun08

Greece Pre-Departure “The Mad Scramble” Post

I leave for a 3 week long program in Greece in two days and I couldn’t be more excited. Motivation I’ve always wanted to study abroad in Europe, however, I’ve discovered that as an engineering major (or any other major) it is key that you do your research early and often so that you can plan ahead to meet any educational course requirements while you are abroad. In addition if study abroad has the potential to be...

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