Essential Tips For Living in Capetown

Marshall Lewis Advertising Major University of Cape Town, South Africa Spring Semester 2017 I flew out of O’Hare international flights so I converted some money there and I then had a 15 hour layover in Dubai in which I converted a lot more money at the huge airport there, it was very easy. I would…

Making my way around Stockholm

Keagan Gay Major: Public Relations Minors: Sociology, Global & International Studies, and Journalism Program: Stockholm University, Sweden Directions are not my thing. Many people are born with this great sense of direction…not me. When I arrived in Sweden I was very worried that trying to navigate my way around would be impossible. To my surprise,…

First Experiences in Paderborn, Germany

Jesse Imanse Sales and Business Marketing University of Paderborn in Paderborn, Germany Spring Semester 2016 The Arrival The journey to Germany went smooth as one could hope for. None of my flights were delayed and to my surprise, I was upgraded to first class free of charge. The ample leg room and complimentary beverages made…

Getting into the Swing of Things

Chloe Childs Major: Advertising Novancia Business School, Paris, France Public transportation has always stressed me out a little bit. Prior to living in Paris, I had only used the metro in Chicago a few times and the bus system in Kalamazoo, once or twice. Using the metro or bus system in Paris is an absolute…

First Days in the South of France

Emily Chocron Major: Marketing IAU College, Aix-en-Provence, France Communicating with home: I have an international plan through Sprint but Sprint does not work out here. I hear T-Mobile is the best in France. I have communicated with friends and family right when I got here. I have mostly been using Facebook to talk to my…

Phoning Home

Jackson Freeman Universidad de Burgos, Spain Major: Secondary Education English To live a successful life, communication is key. I have always believed that language is mankind’s most powerful tool. Some may say the atomic bomb but its construction would not have been possible without proper communication between the scientists behind the Manhattan Project and its…

Returning Home

Keshia Driscoll Chinese Language and Culture in Beijing, China Major: Anthropology It has officially been a month since I’ve returned from China. After the welcome home parties, they numerous questions from friends and family members and the constant craving of obscure foods that I could only find in China I have settled back into my…

Segunda Entre

Nicholas Newman Universidad de Burgos, Spain Major: Psychology: Behavioral Science It was a long week. Arriving in Madrid was an experience and I had two days in which I was able to explore the city and meet people along the way. The city itself is very much alive, the steady flow of people from the…

Missing Germany

Katie Stewart Major: Sales and Business Marketing in the Haworth College of Business German Business and Culture I have been home from Germany for about a month now, and reflecting on my experience has made me miss being abroad so much! I was anxious at the end of my trip to return back to the…

The Halfway Point

By: Andrew Laws Summer in Istanbul at Bogazici University Major: Biology Hello from Turkey! This is Andrew Laws with an update from Bogazici University in Istanbul. I have just finished my fourth week of classes, which marks the halfway point of my program. It is hard to believe that it is reaching its zenith but…