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Category: Academics

Going out of the classroom…and into the mountains?

Florence is without a doubt, the place to study Renaissance art.    It is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, a city that multiple...
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Internship Experience

Challenging Heights is a non-profit that works to protect children’s rights and end child trafficking. Their primary method of prevention is through the education...
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Experiential Learning

Thank god the sun was out. It was only 40 degrees and I was standing in knee-high waders in the Leith river trying to...
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GESI Costa Rica Overview

For the summer after my freshman year, I decided to study abroad through GESI, a program in which students can earn course credit while...
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School

In comparison to what is seen at Northwestern, the school expereince a lot more relaxed does not feel as stressful. While all three classes...
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Home Away from Home

Most of the time while I’m here in South Africa, I notice the differences in culture, weather, people, etc. However, at Stellenbosch University, it...
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NUS Exams

Singaporean higher education and NUS could not be more different than Northwestern. First, there is little to no assignments on a weekly basis. At...
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Two is Better Than One

I began my second semester of study abroad at University of Edinburgh after flying over from Sydney, where I took classes in the six...
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Observation of Orthopedic Surgery

Today, one of my classmates and I had the incredible opportunity to observe two orthopedic surgeries at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town.  The first...
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First Week in Singapore

What a hectic first week in Singapore. I don’t even know where I should begin. I suppose I can start with how I adjusted...
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