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Day in the Life: Winneba, Ghana

I began my day waking up at 8:00 am to the smell of my host mom cooking breakfast which was usually two omelets between...
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Cross Cultural Miscommunication

This experience was between myself, my friend Rohan, and two teachers at my internship site, Challenging Heights School in Winneba, Ghana. One of the...
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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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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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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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SOWETO Township Tour

The last week in South Africa, my family and I visited a township in Johannesburg called SOWETO. The name represents the location: South Western...
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Learning to Travel with Others

While abroad, it is common to find new friends and travel buddies to go on the weekend excursions you have been dreaming of going...
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Friends and Communication

As a senior, I have had a relatively consistent friend group since sophomore year, and have not really had to go out my way...
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That’s a Wrap

It has been almost a month now since I left Paris. Coming back home to Texas, spending time with my family, and just taking...
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