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Category: Language

A group of chain-smokers and I walk onto the beach…

Sand. Everywhere. Such a common complaint after a full weekend on the beach. On Friday night, when I arrived at Viareggio, the sun was...
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Reflecting on my Study Abroad Experience

It’s currently August 9th, and I leave for home in less than 2 weeks! As the final days of my program come to a...
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Being Comfortable with Feeling Uncomfortable

When looking at study abroad programs during the Fall, I was conflicted as to what program I should apply for. Two summers ago, I...
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Improving my Spanish

Coming on this trip, I thought and expected a huge increase in my abilities to speak Spanish. While I know the language pretty well...
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Volcanoes of Language

Everyday in Guatemala there are not only real life erupting volcanoes, but volcanoes in my mind. There is so much unknown that I anticipate...
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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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More Than A Sentence

Sabrina Matsuda, Study Abroad ’17-’18, Northwestern ’19 Linguistics, German I always have a difficult time answering the question, “How was study abroad?” because, well…...
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Cats and ’Cats Abroad

Andrea Biancalana, Study Abroad ’17, Northwestern ’19 Biological Sciences, Spanish When I first began choosing a study abroad program, I was entirely focused on...
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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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Reinvigorated Learning

I’ve sincerely enjoyed my time here so far. It is particularly satisfying for me to be out of school yet still immersed in such...
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