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Category: Academics

1st In Country Post

  It has approximately been two weeks in Spain and I have had a great experience. In regards to academics, I love my classes....
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Packed and Ready to Go!

As the starting date for my study abroad program creeps closer, life has become more and more hectic. Between finals and moving everything into...
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And so the Journey Begins!

It is time to get ready and leave for Mexico and I am SHOOK. I’ve only been out the country once, when I was...
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The Wayward Path Ends Where It Began

This has been a time of change. I like to think of change as a baby elephant we are always riding. With more change,...
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Pre-Departure Post

  As I write, I am above the Atlantic Ocean. The sky is darkening and we are entering evening. My first stop is Reykjavik,...
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It’s Time!

In less than 2 hours, I will be on my way to O’Hare International Airport to catch my 7AM flight to Mexico City. To...
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Pre-Departure

It is the day before I leave to Barcelona, Spain and I am very excited to embark on this amazing journey. As someone who...
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An Afterword

So, it’s been a while since I’ve been back home. After weeks of waiting, some serious trouble accessing cash, and about 7 flights across...
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Settling in, but seeing new places

We have finally settled in at Stellenbosch for a few weeks, and we have begun to get into a routine. As someone studying Industrial...
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Finally.

When I began my undergraduate studies at Northwestern, I wasn’t sure I wanted to be an engineer. What I did know was that I wanted...
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