Feeling cooped up at home after a semester of online learning, London Lordos SC ’24 moved to a farm for the spring semester — entering a world of cow cuddling, beekeeping and hoedowns.
Lillian Perlmutter SC ’21 explores the experience of returning from abroad and feeling like life doesn’t quite fit together the same.
Gabe Fisher CMC ’21 discusses the pitfalls of studying abroad at a university where lectures are large and office hours are not commonplace.
Gabe Fisher CM ’21 recounts his experiences of culture shock while abroad in Amsterdam, leading to mishaps and miscommunications.
Preparing to study abroad? Here are some tips on navigating friendships, finances and more to help you make the most out of your experience.
New York embodies everything I imagined America to be: fast-paced, with bright lights and lots of interesting people.
I see my journey of self-discovery at university much like my hair growth: slow, sometimes awkward, but always beautiful.
Before starting my year abroad, I had never been to the United States. All my knowledge of American life came from a limited number of reputable sources, namely Disney Channel, “Mean Girls” and “The Real Housewives.” I was prepared for cheerleaders, preppy students and cliques ranging from jocks to nerds.
Study abroad application deadlines for next fall are coming up (very soon for some of you, a bit more in the future for others). If you’re thinking about studying abroad next fall — or next spring, for that matter — and you don’t know when the deadline is, check now.
While traveling, travel. This might sound like a nonsensical truism, but studying abroad opens up a wealth of opportunities for additional travel outside of one’s host city, and traveling outside of Freiburg has been one of my favorite experiences thus far. As I write this column, I am on a