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Category: Study Abroad (53 posts)
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2020 - 20:00 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Sick of sitting in a classroom, Spanish major Emily decided to take language-learning matters into her own hands. She traveled to Valencia, Spain, for a six-week language study program and made the most of the opportunities for extra travel on the side.

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Posted on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 11:22 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Meryn spent a semester studying abroad in Sweden. Her story is inspirational not only because of the cross-cultural knowledge she gained while overseas, but also because of her forward-thinking approach. Meryn did her research and made sure she'd be in the perfect position, both financially and in terms of her academic career, to head abroad. Check out her story.

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Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 12:09 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Heather spent some of her childhood traveling, which set her globetrotting spark alight. During university, she wanted to beef up the immersion element of her Spanish language study, so she chose to undertake a full academic year on exchange at the Tec de Monterrey campus in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 12:43 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

With an interest in international business and a passion for travel, Kristina knew she wanted to study abroad. Battling culture shock and the strain of adaptation, Kristina nonetheless managed to thrive in her host city of Lyon – even maximizing her study experience by taking on an additional internship with a small French firm.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 01:00 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Daniel went to France to expand his cultural horizons, and also to build skills for his future career back home. He is a high-functioning student and individual, always looking for a new challenge and new ways to learn. While abroad, Daniel learned about French culture but also found his career focuses shifting. How did this happen? Find out by reading his story now.

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Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 11:11 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Maggie spent a summer studying in the hustle and bustle of London, England. She chose England because she wanted to immerse herself in a foreign culture and meet a completely new group of people without having to become fluent in a new language. This is a great Q&A to inspire anyone thinking of heading abroad for their first cross-cultural adventure.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 06:27 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad, Travel Abroad

Khanh had a personal connection with Germany and took full advantage of travel opportunities while in Europe. She spent a semester abroad at the University of Konstanz, in Germany, and added extra travel experience both before and after her courses. Via this story, you'll also be able to access her 12-minute YouTube travelogue.

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Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 11:00 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad, Language Learning

With university majors in international studies and French, it was an obvious choice for Heather to spend some time in Paris. With an eye to making the most of the opportunity to improve her French language skills, Heather chose her program's homestay option, and tried to interact with Parisians as much as possible in their own language. Read about the trip that turned Heather into a travel addict!

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Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 11:00 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

As an environment and resource management major, Suzanne wanted to enrich her undergraduate experience by studying some of the issues covered in her course work first-hand. So she applied to participate in a study abroad term in Alaska, where she lived with practically off the grid with her fellow researchers.

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Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 10:00 in Study Abroad, Stories from Abroad

Inspired by a passionate Spanish teacher, Ashley always knew she wanted to spend time in Spain. Click the link below to learn about her integration into Spanish culture, her bond with her homestay family – and exactly what she means by “the three c’s!”

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