What to bring home from your study abroad experience

As my last week in Buenos Aires begins, I have been reflecting about what I will bring home from this experience- both items that I will choose to take and lessons that I will bring with me. I have accumulated an impressive amount of stuff during my time here, definitely way too much to fit…

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A Day in The Life | London CAPA

For this blog post I’m going to take you through my daily routine when I have classes on Mondays. These tend to be my busier days because its when I have more than one class and I’m not at my internship for the majority of my time. Every Monday morning I tend to get up…

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What its like to intern in London

Interning in London has probably been the highlight of my experience abroad. At first like most students must feel, I was incredibly nervous. I knew the stereotypes about the British in the work place from what my program told me and I knew that there would be some cultural differences that I probably wouldn’t think…

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I’m Going to a Land Down Under!

This is the year of racking up miles and boarding passes. I explored Namibia for ten days through Rollins’ summer field study program and delivered my collaborative research on African textiles in Minnesota. Now, I am about to embark on a cross-continental journey yet again. My days will consist of unlimited sunlight, warm yet breezy…

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Adventures in an Italian Grocery Store

“Oh yeah, we drippin’ in finesse and gettin’ paid.” Stepping off of the bustling Viale di Trastevere into an Italian grocery, Cardi B’s voice is the last thing I expect to hear. But here I am, standing under the fluorescent light of Elite a little outside of Rome’s city center. Today marks my first venture…

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London, here I come!

Hello, Rollins family!   Before my study-abroad adventures officially begin at Queen Mary University of London, I am traveling with my mom to Madrid, Paris, and Rome. During this travel, I am already learning how my identities will affect me in my semester abroad. I am first-generation American; my parents moved to the United States…

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3 Myths about Studying Abroad in Buenos Aires

Myth 1: Studying Abroad in Buenos Aires is like Studying Abroad in Europe I have heard many people describe Buenos Aires as the Paris of South America, but I do not think this description is fitting. Though the European influences are apparent in the architecture and cuisine of the city, Buenos Aires definitely has its…

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Pre-España

You know how people say that if something is meant to be, everything will work itself out in the end? From personal experience I can confirm that this is completely true. As I sit in the airport awaiting my (delayed) flight to Oviedo, I can’t help but feel extremely grateful and blessed to have such…

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London Diary 1

I think that my identity from when we did the initial activities has changed slightly to my pre-departure process. I feel like I had traveled abroad previously for an extended period of time but after this summer I feel like I had a wider global perspective. I feel that my identity as an American is…

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I’m back

Hi Letters of America,   I am back at Rollins and wow what a time it was. I got back about a week ago and I am already starting classes for my senior year! Times does fly by when you are having fun! I turned in all my assignments for LMU on August 15th and…

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