Tag Archives: Departure

Looking Back (Pat Pederson)

Having had a little while to reflect on my experiences in Europe has allowed me to appreciate the time that I had.  Living in Valencia, Spain and traveling to other parts of Europe (including France and England) opened my eyes … Continue reading

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Ready or Not (Leah Zwiers)

I had started my countdown to go home right around the halfway point. It wasn’t that I was ready to leave, just that I was ready to go home (as if that makes any sense at all). I so badly … Continue reading

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Public Transport in Grenoble (Alissa De Valk)

Looking back on my semester in France, I can’t believe how quickly it has gone and how many things I got used to that I know I thought were unusual when I arrived. One of the main things was the … Continue reading

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Don’t It Always Seem to Go (Rob Fulton)

Studying abroad was an experience. The type of experience depended on who you are and what you did.  Studying abroad was, to quote the great Dennis Green, “what we thought they were.” It had it’s ups and downs and about … Continue reading

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What I Hate About You (Bojan Francuz)

In the past three and a half months I have come to love Jordan. I have a wonderful host-family which cooks the most delicious meals every day. I enjoyed my classes which consisted of lectures given by prominent Jordanian political … Continue reading

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Me, Myself, and I (Rob Fulton)

Dear Future ‘Study Abroaders’, I am writing this letter as a warning to all of you.  Actually the word ‘warning’ seems harsh, call it more of an advisement.  If you choose to go abroad, which you definitely should, I would … Continue reading

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How to Feel (Krista Hove)

Originally I was going to write my last blog on how it felt to return home from Italy, however I have not yet left. I will be getting home in two days and I am full of many mixed emotions. … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Have to Laugh (Casey Olson)

So let’s begin by stating that most people travel abroad because they are open to risk.  When making a decision to travel, there has to be knowledge that not everything is going to be perfect and that’s what makes it … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown (Amber Duerwaechter)

Here it is. The final countdown. Many students in my program have already left to go home which makes it seem like my turn is much farther off than just 2 days. I’m finding myself frantically trying to take in … Continue reading

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Being “Italy-fied” (Alexis Achs)

Over the past four months here I have been extremely thankful that I have chosen to study abroad in Florence this semester. At first I was a little nervous about living in a different country with a different culture than … Continue reading

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