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Finding My Footing

Tuesday will make three weeks here in Switzerland, but it’s beginning to feel like I’ve been here much longer.  And actually, that’s a good thing!  I’m feeling much more adjusted to the culture and the language, I’m beginning to find how to express myself better, I’m making friends . 517 more words

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Southwestern University: The littlest place, in the biggest state.

I didn’t know what to expect. You hear about it from Hollywood, people tell stories about it, but you just don’t know it until you’ve experienced it. 392 more words


How I Accidentally Offended A Fruit Vendor

This afternoon I discovered that Catholic influenced Zacatecan manners and Islamic influenced Moroccan manners do not get along. How did I learn this? Because I apparently offended a fruit vendor yesterday and I didn’t realize it until today. 671 more words

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Reflecting on the "Study" in Study Abroad

ISEP student Sarah G. from University of Tennessee Chattanooga spent a semester at Johannes Kepler Universität Linz. Here she discusses how her courses abroad challenged, changed and enhanced her learning experience. 549 more words

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Long Goodbyes (one week)

In high school, my friends and I were infamous for our long goodbyes. We’d hug several times, sing a song or two, and reassure each other with see-you-soons. 273 more words

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One Long Journey to Ifrane, Morocco

When you live in rural Kansas, just going to the nearest city is a journey. As a result, traveling to a country across the Atlantic Ocean is like going to the moon. 985 more words

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An Unexpected Study Abroad Experience in Finland

ISEP student and psychology major Rayme M. spent a semester at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu. Sometimes your host country isn’t exactly what you expected, and that’s usually for the best. 421 more words

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