Category: Winter 2019

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My Experience Studying Abroad in Bioko, Equatorial Guinea

Flight to Malabo, Bioko, Equatorial Guinea As the days counted down to my flight I was super excited. It didn’t feel like I was leaving for a whole other continent. It wasn’t until the day of the flight, did fear and nervousness hit me. In my mind I was thinking “What if I forget something?, ...

Hospital Bills…yikes

April 5, 2019 ***Education Abroad would like to highlight the smart guidance that Carolina shares in this post: the importance of understanding in advance what you might need to know to manage an unexpected situation. We encourage all students to learn about the medical resources available and how to file an insurance claim/pay for care ...

Get out of your Comfort Zone!

April 12 Today was my last day of Hip Hop so we had to perform our group project. We were put into groups of 6 and had to make up choreography and choose songs for our performance. We had been practicing for a couple of weeks and there was definitely a lot of improvement. I ...

Applying for co-op while Studying Abroad

April 1, 2019 It is officially April!!! This is going to be my last month in Singapore because I will be leaving in the first full week of May. Classes will be ending on April 19 and then after that we get 1-2 weeks to review before exams. So basically…I should probably start studying today!!! ...

Little trip to Malaysia!

April 10, 2019 I forgot to talk about my trip to Malaysia! Recently I went with a couple friends to an island called Tioman Island in Malaysia. I had spoken previously about how I haven’t traveled to other countries outside of Singapore because I wanted to stay on budget but Malaysia was actually not too ...

So much fun!!…Now time to study

March 15, 2019 So, to continue on a couple more of the things I did…I went to Universal Studios, I went on the Luge Rides and I went to a water park! Universal Studios was really small and we were able to get on all the rides with very minimal waiting. (The food was so ...

Don’t feed the monkeys…

March 11, 2019 It’s Monday again….and recess week is over! I have to start going back to classes and unfortunately the week right after recess week is midterm week for me. I have a midterm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday…and we can’t forget about my solo dance assessment on Friday for my hip hop class! ...

Reflecting On My Experience

I truly cannot believe that it’s come to the end of my study abroad. The Healthcare in Latin America program was absolutely amazing, and I am going to miss Costa Rica and all of the experiences that I’ve had while I was here. There are many things that I am going to miss. I’m going ...

Airport of your dreams

March 4, 2019 I’m so glad that I don’t have classes on this Monday morning, since it’s recess week! Next week I have midterms but I already studied ahead of time because today I am going to the airport to pick up my boyfriend! I have a pretty busy week with many sightseeing opportunities but ...

Strangers Building Strong Friendships

Living abroad for a couple of months to go to school is an experience that not a lot of people have. Studying abroad involves discovering a new place, exploring, learning, and meeting new people. Study abroad is an amazing opportunity, and the relationships and friendships that are created so quickly are one of the reasons ...