5 THINGS I WISH I KNEW BEFORE STUDYING ABROAD

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Aztecs! Do you remember that old Chinese proverb that goes “The journey is the reward”. Well I am here to tell you that its true! Your studying abroad experience starts from the moment you… Continue reading

Week 7 – Poland

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This past weekend I explored Poland, a country I did not expect to visit before I came to Europe. Fortunately, I made the impulse decision to visit on Easter weekend and I could… Continue reading

Week 7- Snowing in Spring

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When you think of spring you normally think of the weather getting steadily warmer, all the leaves turning green, and the sky clearing up to let the sun out. Unfortunately the beginning of… Continue reading

Week 6 – Browsin’ Berlin

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My sixth week in Europe was surprisingly my first weekend I stayed in Berlin, as my classes finally started on April 3rd. Having traveled for more than a month already, I realized I… Continue reading

Week 5 – It’s L-ITaly

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My fifth week in Europe was a fantastic adventure before the start of classes in April. A week-long, pre-planned Italian expedition with some friends from San Diego State University sounded like an absolute… Continue reading

Week 6- Exploring Berlin

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Now that school has started and things are starting to calm down a little bit, my friends and I decided to take advantage of some sunny days and explore a few spots in… Continue reading

Week 5- Semester Starts

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After a whole month of parties, traveling, and of course lots of drinking, it was time to get back to the real world and prepare for school. Registering for classes was a pretty… Continue reading

Week 4- I almost didn’t go to Belfast

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So this trip started off a little bit rough. It was Nick and I’s first time flying through Ryanair (you will use it all the time, trust me). We arrived at the airport… Continue reading

Week 3- Prague

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What can I say about this city? One word: Beautiful. It feels like you’re walking through a fairytale when you walk through this city. The streets are narrow, the buildings are tall and… Continue reading

Week 2- Learning the Ropes

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Luckily when I moved in to my flat in the student dorm Eichkamp, one of my roommates Maria had already been living there the previous semester. She was extremely helpful in teaching me… Continue reading

Week 1- Arrival

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My first day in Berlin is a day that I won’t ever forget. The thing with studying abroad is that you have an image in your head of what you’re going to see… Continue reading