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How to have a gouda time

Filed in Blog, Netherlands by on February 15, 2018
How to have a gouda time

by Anna S. Sorry about the cheesy pun, but I’ve been in my new country for exactly one week now and it has been an incredible experience so far. Before my arrival, I was terrified and anxious, wondering about whether or not I will make new friends, be homesick or if I had made the […]

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Exploring Monaco

Filed in Blog, France by on February 13, 2018

by Morganne Y. About the blogger Morganne Y. is studying abroad at Ecole Superieure de Commerce, IPAG in Nice, France.

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I’m just a girl

Filed in Blog, France by on February 1, 2018

by Kathryn M. I’ve never really thought much about how much being a girl impacts me daily. I’m aware of the big picture things — the wage gap, sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. Of course, I hold my keys between my fingers when I walk to my car in the dark and call […]

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Being uncomfortable promotes growth

Filed in Blog, Thailand by on January 26, 2018

by Marie F. I had no idea what to expect whenever I studied abroad in Thailand for a semester. There were some idealistic preconceptions that came to my mind whenever I imagined being on the other side of the planet. In a way, I had this view that throughout my journey I would unravel and […]

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Host family

Filed in Blog, Costa Rica by on January 24, 2018
Host family

by Kalynn B. Getting dropped off with my host family was quite possibly one of the most stressful events of my college career. To say the least, I was somewhere between “what have I signed up for?” and “I might throw up.” So, you can also imagine the stress when I was originally told I […]

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Life in India

Filed in Blog, India by on January 22, 2018
Life in India

by Krysta D. During winter break, I visited Pune, India. While there I did a public health internship for KEM Hospital. Visiting India was such a humbling experience. Not only did I get to immerse myself in the Indian culture, but I learned so much about myself by doing so. I learned to be more […]

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Costa Rica: First impressions

Filed in Blog, Costa Rica by on January 19, 2018
Costa Rica: First impressions

by Kalynn B. Costa Rica is a country of peace. A country that has only fought in a single war against other countries in the entirety of its existence. A country filled with Tico’s. A country filled with some of the best fruits you will ever consume. A country filled with some of the most […]

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New year, new language

Filed in Blog, France by on January 12, 2018
New year,  new language

by Kathryn M. This semester I have traded in my university in the middle of Missouri for a grand adventure in a big city — 4,699 miles away. My new life in Lyon, France comes with many challenges like getting used to the transit systems, making new friends and acclimating to a new university. One […]

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My top five food places in Amsterdam

Filed in Blog, Netherlands by on January 10, 2018
My top five food places in Amsterdam

by Lauren K. 1. Winkel 43 The best Dutch apple pie in Amsterdam. And probably the world. Make sure you get a slice with whipped cream (slagroom)! 2. The Brunchroom Great place for brunch (duh) with a creative menu and unique dishes to choose from. The owner, Steven, is the sweetest person and you can […]

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Let It Snow

Filed in Blog, South Korea by on January 8, 2018
Let It Snow

by Daryn F. Coming from the cold tundra of the north in the suburbs of Chicago, snow is nearly essential to a proper winter. It is the only thing that keeps the spirits up throughout the sad dreariness of the cold months. I was beyond delighted when I found out that it would snow in […]

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