Category: Location

Tips To Stay On Top (of schoolwork)

Studying abroad is a great opportunity, even if it is just for a month. However, it gets difficult when you have two different school schedules. This month-long study abroad in Cork is already intense as each class is 4.5 credits, but it gets even more intense as an online Drexel course is required along with ...

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Cork Culture Shock

Week 1 of the program has finished, and it has been a success so far. After moving in and meeting the other students, all the nerves that I had were gone. Besides attending class on Thursday and Friday, the program coordinators planned a scavenger hunt and had us running around the whole campus looking for ...

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Adjusting to Life with a Host Family in Amman and Ensuring That You are Safe and Happy

When learning that I had a host family, I was overwhelmed with happiness and with nerves. I have heard both the horror and hollywood stories. However, I knew that it was happening no matter what and that my one goal was to make the best of it and gain cultural insight. The above pictures are ...

Coming to Cork

When opportunities are presented, I find it important to take advantage of them. Today, on July 1st, 2019 I arrived in Cork, Ireland as a student studying abroad to participate in writing intensive workshops. I will be specifically studying Existentialism and Philosophy & Film during my time here. As usual, new adventures are accompanied with ...

The Excitement of Making New Friends

Experiencing new things is always better when you have someone to turn to and say, “isn’t this amazing?” And seeing as though studying abroad contains at least one new experience per day, someone to share them with is, in my opinion, essential.  Personally, I love socializing; I get a rush when getting to know new ...

Advocating for Yourself in New Places

Featured image taken at Coffee Club Cafe in Amman, Jordan

Mastering Ceramics

One of the classes I registered for at Hanyang University and wanted to document was the Ceramic Arts class.  As ceramics is an ancient art and quite special to Korea’s history and culture, there is no better place to learn it. This class filled up almost instantly and the summer institute had to add slots ...