Recollections of Besançon

Kyle Van Krimpen Major: French and Spanish Besançon, France Program Januray 2nd, 2016. I’m looking out into the night air from within the metal bird that has carried me over the sea. The streets of Dublin sprawl out in massive curls of light and activity, a web designed by the weaving hands of eons gone…

Nearing the End of My Europe Adventure

Chloe Childs Major: Advertising Novancia Business School, Paris, France I have been self-diagnosed with wanderlust ever since I discovered what the word meant. I knew that I wanted to travel and see the world, but I just wasn’t quite sure how. I decided that studying abroad was the perfect solution. It would allow me to…

Packing Mishaps

Emily Chocron Major: Marketing IAU College, Aix-en-Provence, France I forgot to pack more comfortable clothes to lounge around with. I took one full huge suitcase. I had half winter clothes and half spring clothes. My professors said that it has been a colder spring so I pretty much wore my  winter clothes the whole time….

University in France

Chloe Childs Major: Advertising Novancia Business School, Paris, France One thing that has surprised me the most about studying abroad in France is the differences between the French and the American education system. I knew that there would be a few differences, such as the dates of the semester. In the States, my spring semester…

New country, new perspective

Emily Chocron Major: Marketing IAU College, Aix-en-Provence, France My spring break was this past week! We went to Malta, Rome, and Sicily! As Americans, we would vacation in Jamaica or Bahamas but Europeans vacation in Malta. I have never heard of Malta until I bought my plane ticket there. I absolutely feel in love! We went to a beach…

Rabbits: A European Delicacy

Emily Chocron Major: Marketing IAU College, Aix-en-Provence, France Last week my host mother said she wanted to make us rabbit. Rabbit is a very popular meal here in France. I’ve never had rabbit and I did not want to try it either. My cousin had a rabbit it growing up and I think of rabbits…

Solo Traveling: Lonely, but Free

Chloe Childs Major: Advertising Novancia Business School, Paris, France My entire journey aboard has primarily consisted of traveling solo. From the moment that I got on the plane and left the United States, I was by myself. It was up to me to figure out where to go, when to go, and what to do….

How Study Abroad Impacted My Life

Elisabeth King Besancon, France Majors: French, Global Studies, International Business Spice up your life, living a globally focused life Without a doubt the most valuable lessons I learned in my college career in my life thus far have been because I studied abroad and have been committed to living a globally focused life. What even…