Before starting my year abroad, I had never been to the United States. All my knowledge of American life came from a limited number
Study abroad application deadlines for next fall are coming up (very soon for some of you, a bit more in the future for others).
While traveling, travel. This might sound like a nonsensical truism, but studying abroad opens up a wealth of opportunities for additional travel outside of
Studying abroad is hectic and crazy. Every day, there are surprises and new experiences, unexpected twists and turns to contend with, new challenges to
“Classes are so much easier abroad!” This is a common refrain from students recently returning to campus after studying abroad, and is perhaps one
Don’t judge a book by its cover. It sounds like an old, tired cliché, but when it comes to study abroad, it is certainly
I began the study abroad process with ambivalence, but eventually, I decided I was going to miss a huge, maturing, eye-opening experience if I
If you’ve never traveled to a place where you’re the one with the funny accent, you really should. Being an outsider is terrifying at
Japan is the land of panda-shaped breads in grocery stores. It is the land of green forests and festivals filled with lanterns. It is
Study abroad—it’s marketed as the best semester ever. Or the best year ever, if you decide to go that route, which, initially, I did.