Tag Archives: Personal Growth

Metaphors in Ecuador (Gwen Hasenberg)

Last night I had an interesting dream.  I was packing up my suitcases.   While I was packing I kept remembering more and more stuff that I needed to bring with me and more and more stuff just kept appearing out of nowhere that … Continue reading

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Personal Growth (Alessandra Mendez)

Unfortunately the last days of my trip are here. I never thought it would come so soon and I am terribly sad to have to leave. I have had the best time and a great experience that will benefit me … Continue reading

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Stillness and Silence in Camino (Alyssa Wolan)

Albergue: 5 euro nutella: 2.50 euros hiking boots: 15 euros camino: PRICELESS Galicia is a northern province of Spain that is home to one of Europe’s most famous pilgrimages.  It is believed that the remains of the apostle St. James … Continue reading

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What I’ve Come to Learn (Cindy Frisch)

Being away from home for nearly five months made me realize: -I knew I loved my family and friends from home, but I didn’t recognize how much I didn’t go with anyone I knew and I’ve never really had to … Continue reading

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10 Days Left in Ecuador (Ted Schoenleber)

With just 10 days left of my 5 month stay here in Ecuador, reality is slowly taking over as I prepare to head back to Green Bay. Five months I have spent living in quasi-paradise; sometimes choked by the overwhelming … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for a Change (Luanne Spence)

As the last few days of our study abroad experience are beginning to wind down – I cannot help but be nervous to head back home. I feel like I have grown accustomed to so many things, which only a … Continue reading

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Final Week (Casey Olson)

Today marked the first day of my final week abroad.  With the gentle sound of rain hitting my window this morning, I didn’t even want to get out of bed.  I am pretty sure I have myself convinced that if I don’t go through … Continue reading

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Leaving London (Alex Yurk)

As I begin my last week here, I’ve got 2 final papers, a final exam, 3 days of work left and 6 days left in London.  I don’t know where the time went.  I remember as if it wasyesterday arriving in … Continue reading

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London Lovin’ (KJ Scribner)

What seems like yesterday, I packed my bags and flew nearly 4,000 miles across the world, leaving behind the comforts of home to experience a new culture and way of life. On September 1st, 2011 my plane touched down in … Continue reading

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Just Do It! (Keri Hodnik)

The decision to study abroad is one that many people struggle with. They are afraid they are going to miss school, friends, parents, boyfriends or girlfriends, and they let this fear convince them that studying abroad is not worth it. … Continue reading

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