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Nicholas in Italy

Published: Monday, 23 Jul 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

Regardless of tensions between foreign nations, or cultures here was all walks of life from all over the world coexisting and bonding over something as simple as a view of Rome from one of the tallest pieces of architecture.


Cassie in Italy

Published: Monday, 23 Jul 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

Overall, while abroad I believe I grew on a personal level and even though I come from a very diverse background, I appreciated experiencing even more culture in a totally different country.


Suzanne in Costa Rica after witnessing a live birth

Published: Friday, 20 Jul 2012
Author: Ha-Jin Kim
Department: Office for Education Abroad

One woman was ready to deliver by the time we had arrived and donned our sea foam green scrubs. The physician asked her if it was alright for us to observe her delivery and the patient gave us permission. This was the only time that we had seen a doctor actually asked permission of a patient and I appreciated and respected her for that.


Brad in the UK

Published: Thursday, 19 Jul 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

 I took almost every opportunity to talk to the lecturers who spoke to our group. Many of these lecturers were significant figures in the British media industry and offered invaluable advice to a budding media student, as well as their contact information for future interaction.


Kaelin in Spain

Published: Thursday, 19 Jul 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

It was a magical moment for me because I used to be the one who didn’t know the native tongue fluently. This time, I was able to help someone out with their English and that felt very good. I said “goodbye” (adios) in her first language and she said it back to me in mine.



Published: Thursday, 19 Jul 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

Trash was only recycled, every facility was energy efficient, and food in the cafeteria was only grown through sustainable practices. The weeks I studied at Earth University helped me to adapt to a sustainable lifestyle and will be carried with me for the rest of my life.


Brianna in Italy

Published: Thursday, 19 Jul 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

It was also deeply personal for me, being of Italian descent, to see where my great-grandparents were from. I was able to improve my Italian language skills in a way that I haven’t since I’ve been in college.


Milly in Australia

Published: Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

Considering the friendly locals, stunning scenary, and hearty traditional cuisine I will forever have a place for Austria's Tyrol in my heart.


Christian in Greece and Turkey

Published: Monday, 16 Jul 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

If I wanted to make the most of this experience, I had to make the effort, leave my ideals, and hope for the best. It is about taking a risk. This study abroad has taught me if I want to truly become the best person I can be, I must be open minded. I must take a risk and hope for the best.


Matt in Europe

Published: Monday, 16 Jul 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

Not only do you learn about the country and how it is right now, but when we toured various places and monuments, you get to learn about the past. Seeing all of the historic places in Paris allowed me to get an idea of how and why humanity has progressed.

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