Missing Australia Already!

It has been a little since I got back from my time abroad and I can definitely say things have been harder than expected. When leaving, I cried my eyes out for hours. Leaving my home stay family was so hard! They made my time abroad so it was very hard to leave them! I…

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My Last Week Here

I cannot believe that I am almost done with my study abroad experience. I am actually in a state of shock by how quickly it has gone by. I have made some amazing friends and have had the most amazing time in Australia. My last week is consisting of balancing studying and enjoying time with…

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Wollongong!

To get away from school work and stress, my home stay sister, Molly and my grand big from Delta Zeta that lives here now, Christine  and I decided to do a girls weekend. It took us absolutely forever to figure out a place to go to. We just wanted to get away for the weekend…

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Byron Bay!

During our time here, Rollins paid for all of the Rollins students to go on a trip to Byron Bay. This trip included snorkeling and a surfing lesson. We got in on the Friday and just walked around Byron. We had pizza on the beach and just relaxed. On Saturday, we woke up and went…

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Queensland!

      During our holiday at the beginning of October, I was fortunate enough to be invited by a friend that I have made here on road trip to her house in the Gold Coast. I have never done a long road trip so I was really excited. I also thought this would be…

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Mollys 18th birthday!

So this month in Australia was incredible for so many reasons. One of them was the fact that it was my home stay daughter, Molly’s 18th birthday! This consisted of a huge weekend of festivities. In Australia, the legal drinking age is 18 so it is pretty much the equivalent to a 21st in America….

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Bondi Beach

Being in Australia has been absolutely so amazing. I have met some incredible people while here that I am hoping to never lose touch with. On e 15 minute bus ride from my home stay takes me to one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever been to. Bondi beach is just breathtaking. I love…

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My Internship

Before arriving to Sydney, I was hoping to receiving an internship with a company to gain some work experience and fulfill my major requirements. Luckily, I received an internship at the Sydney Uni Sport and Fitness. I absolutely love it! The people are just so laid back and nice. I am working for the Elite…

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My Amazing Host Family

I am having the most amazing time in Sydney! I honestly cannot believe how much I love living with a family instead of living with friends in an apartment. Originally, I was a little upset about leaving the other Rollins students and having to live with a family on my own. I now realize how…

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My first Week of Classes

So my first week of classes at the University of Sydney was this week and I can honestly say that going from 2,400 students to 50,000 students is a little intimidating. Taking forever my classes and sitting in huge lecture halls really made me realize that I am truly not at Rollins anymore. My first…

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