How I Became A Time Traveler On My Longest Day Ever (Literally)

Robert Van Aartsen Japenese Major Ritsumeikan University, Japan Academic Year 2017-2018 And so the morning of my longest day finally arrived. After having plans of going to bed early, but instead nonetheless staying up to 1AM doing final small prep work— actually packing my backpack, filling my luggage and weighing, finding it was more than…

Bastille Day Is Not Independence Day

Amanda Croft Major: Biochemistry Summer II Lyon Program, 2017 Hello everyone! I’ve had a lot of people ask me about the exciting events of Bastille Day. Bastille Day is the 14th of July and is often compared to the 4th of July in the United States. With this being said, I assumed that Bastille Day…

10 things that will make you talk yourself out of not studying abroad

Mattie Kirby Major: Exercise Science Focus on Health Care: Summer School Utrecht, Summer II 2017 PSA:  Everything that will scare you about studying abroad really aren’t things that should.   When I first contemplated studying abroad it wasn’t because I wanted to. In all reality, I just had 3 credits I needed filled and didn’t…

The Magic of Cape Town

Marshall Lewis Advertising Major University of Cape Town, South Africa Spring Semester 2017 Hello from Cape Town! I have been living in Cape Town, South Africa for almost two months now and I still cannot believe it. The experiences I have been having are incredible on a day-to-day basis and the people that I have…

Safety in South Africa

Marshall Lewis Advertising Major University of Cape Town, South Africa Spring Semester 2017 I have always wanted to study abroad and I always thought I would go to Japan or London and definitely never even thought about going to South Africa. Then I went to the study abroad fair and saw one of my favorite…

Living Arrangements in the Netherlands

Kaitlyn Johnson Accountancy Major Hogeschool Utrecht, Netherlands Spring 2016 Semester I was most excited to experience a new part of the world. I took a week long trip to France six years ago and that gave me the taste of what a different country could be like. I was excited about exploring and learning how…

Pre-Departure Q&A: Theatre Arts in the UK

Troy Dill-Reese Music-Theatre Performance Major Theatre Arts Intensive in Bournemouth / London Short-term Faculty led Summer II, 2016 Q: How did you decide the location of your study abroad?  What factors played a role in your decision? A: Well, the location was decided for me by the department because it is a faculty-led trip. Q:…