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Category: Identity

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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Taking Time To Listen

After five days of embracing sweat as a state of being, the Hanoi weather seemed to cool off (to a cool 90 degrees) just...
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A Journey to Global Citizenship

Joel Alvarez-Rinconeño, Study Abroad ’17 & ’18, Northwestern ’19 Sociology, English Going into Northwestern, I never expected to go abroad, let alone THREE times....
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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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Go Maties!

In America we love, obsess over, and even dedicate an entire day of the week to one sport: football. I grew up not only...
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Thought to Action

My concerns about Tel Aviv have proven true thus far. However, I have reconsidered my concerns, (mentioned in my first blog post), through a new...
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Back home?

It’s been a pretty consistent theme in my life that I don’t feel an intimate connection to a home, a place of belonging, nostalgia,...
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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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