First Impressions of Dublin, Ireland
Jun08

First Impressions of Dublin, Ireland

My name is Matt Delfino and this spring, I am studying abroad in Dublin, Ireland! I arrived in Dublin just last week and so far, I am really enjoying my time here. I am attending University College Dublin this spring in the Lochlann Quinn School of Business, taking classes in Finance and MIS. As I continue to get settled in here, I’ve been reflecting on how I came to study abroad. Originally, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to...

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Adjusting to Life after Studying Abroad
May21

Adjusting to Life after Studying Abroad

Just a few days ago, I landed back in Atlanta from Dublin. Leaving Dublin was bittersweet – I was sad to leave the friends I’d made and the places I had come to know but was still very excited to come back to the United States. The first 48 hours did not feel real at all. I had my brother’s high school graduation right away so that kept me busy, but it didn’t really hit me that I was home for good now, and that it would probably be a...

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A Look Back on my Semester in Ireland
May15

A Look Back on my Semester in Ireland

In just a few days, I will fly home from Dublin back to the United States. While I am incredibly excited to see my family and friends again, it has not yet hit me that I have been here for 4 months. The time has gone by quickly, but I believe I have made the most of it. I can’t help but to reminisce while I am preparing for my last final exam. As my time in Ireland comes to a close, I thought I would go through the highlights of a few...

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