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Category: Homestay

Lazy Domenica

Florence is a different way of living.  I’ve been a city girl nearly all my life. I used to take a normal 40 minute...
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Expect the Unexpected!

No matter how much homework and research I did before leaving for my summer program, nothing could have prepared me for the unexpected situations...
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Daily Life in Costa Rica

Traveling to Costa Rica for an entire summer, I had no idea what to expect when it came to work, homestays, and routines of...
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Hanoi “Check-Out”

Living and working in Vietnam, I have gained a greater awareness of my abilities, limitations, and how to navigate the new. This environment has...
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Evening with my Host Family

A few weeks ago, my 6 year old host sister invited me to watch her sing at her school. Of course, I enthusiastically said...
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Going with the Flow

Living with my home-stay family has provided the opportunity to experience everyday life in Hanoi. Walking down my street in the morning, I pass...
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A Deeper Understanding of Myself

Rekhia Adams, Study Abroad ’17, Northwestern ’20 Theatre, International Studies Studying abroad was something I was excited about and very comfortable with, as I...
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Within Reach

Max Sigal, Study Abroad ’18, Northwestern ’20 Integrated Science Program, Chemistry, Biological Sciences When I first entered Northwestern, I never dreamed that I would...
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Homesick?

Homesickness, it’s what I’m most terrified of. I’m scared of being lonely and not having things that are comfortable. It’s what scared me most...
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Opposite Ends of the Same Spectrum

Caleb Han, Study Abroad ’15 & ’18, Northwestern ’19 M.S. Civil & Environmental Engineering B.S. Industrial Engineering & Psychology Coming into Northwestern, study abroad...
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