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Jake

Jake

Jake is a pre-med student double majoring in biology and psychology at MU. He spent summer 2013 at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a recipient of the Smith Family Scholarship.

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Leaving as a local

Filed in Blog, Denmark by on July 1, 2013
Leaving as a local

As I was sitting on my plane returning to Copenhagen from Ediburgh, I had the strange feeling that I was returning to my home. Denmark is clearly not my place of birth or permanent place of residence, but it still felt comforting to know my way around the city and fit in with the culture. It […]

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Settling in as a tourist

Filed in Blog, Denmark, Smith Family Scholarship by on June 5, 2013
Settling in as a tourist

Everyone dreams of a study abroad experience where they immediately become one with the culture. I, too, held this belief until it was shattered upon my arrival in Copenhagen.  As soon as the bus dropped us off in the middle of Copenhagen, we were escorted to our residential community. This turned into a challenging experience […]

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