Tag Result For: Abroad

  • Mallory
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • 2017 Spring

Traveling to Paris is Amazing and Versailles is better! 03/13/17

Ciao! Or should I say Bonjour! This past weekend I travelled to Paris, France, and I can now say I have a new favorite city! Paris blew my expectations out of the water, and I am counting down the days until I can go back. Ever since I started French class in 6th grade, I […]

The Eiffel Tower covered in fog!
View of Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower
Inside the Palace of Versailles
The hall of mirrors in the Palace of Versailles
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  • Sydney
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2017 Spring

B-School Bon Voyage: Why Every Business Student Should Study Abroad 02/22/17

As a diehard Hawkeye, I was truly bothered by the idea of missing out on my second semester of my junior year. Having only three semesters left in the heaven known as Iowa (yes, I just made a Field of Dreams reference), I had no interest in cutting it short. This isn’t to say that […]

One of the coolest moments of my life: climbing 551 steps to the top of St. Peter's Basilica
Posing for a picture by one of Amsterdam's many canals with my smiling, frozen, travel buddies
CIMBA's Tippie College of  Business students looking glamorous for our first gourmet dinner
Flying into a new city at night is my favorite part of the plane ride
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  • Mallory
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • 2017 Spring

Why CIMBA? – How To Decide Where To Study Abroad 02/01/17

The first two weeks have come to an end and it already seems like I have been at CIMBA forever. I’m still learning how to order a sandwich at the local tabacchi (sandwich shop) and adjusting to the shops closing in the middle of the day for an extended lunch break. I also noticed the […]

My first Italian pizza at the local pizzeria!
Me standing in front of the city entrance sign!
My new friends and I in Asolo!
The first of many gelato pictures
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  • Carley
  • University of Missouri
  • 2017 Spring

4 Reasons FOMO Is Not A Good Excuse To Miss Out on Study Abroad 01/13/17

You may be sitting here reading this wondering: What is FOMO? Well, let me back up and explain this before I tell you how I overcame it. FOMO – or the Fear Of Missing Out – is exactly what it sounds like. Before I committed to studying abroad, I constantly found myself going back and […]

Ready for Take Off on This Journey
Passport & Sunglasses: Check
I'm starting to think she could blend in on the plane
Those who say the grass isn't always greener on the other side haven't studied abroad
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  • Mallory
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • 2017 Spring

The 5 Things I’m Doing to Prepare For My Semester Abroad 01/10/17

Ciao! For me, planning to study abroad has been very similar to applying to college for the very first time. Many factors go into choosing a program; location, cost, courses offered, and more. When I started thinking about studying abroad, I had NO clue where I wanted to go. I thought about following in most […]

Some friends and me hiking in Boulder before the snow came!
The flatirons or "flatties" snow dusted on a foggy day. I sure am going to miss this view.
Luckily most of my friends are studying abroad too which will give me plenty of opportunity to visit them!
The pillow case I made so I have some pictures around!
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  • Sydney
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2017 Spring

Never Goodbye, Just See You Later: The Top 5 Things I’ll Miss the Most Abroad 01/09/17

I’d be lying if I said I haven’t had a countdown till my departure to Italy going since July. For months I’ve been looking forward to new places, people, food, and adventure. But now that the time has almost come, it’s only appropriate that I stop and smell the roses; even if that means admitting […]

I can't wait to get my first passport stamp!!!
The ultimate 'food on the go': "Apple Pie on a Stick" courtesy of the Iowa State Fair
When mom is nice enough to buy you Detroit Lions pajamas and a new suitcase for your trip, you model it in the store if she asks you to.
The email that Jif sent me following my meltdown...I really wasn't kidding.
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  • Katie
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2016 Summer

The Marvelous Hues of Life Abroad: A Reflection on the Greatest Month of My Life 06/28/16

The ground suddenly jerks below me. We have definitely hit American ground. It’s more nerve-wracking than I expected it would be. It takes everything I have to open up the shutter next to me. I see visions of deep gray and moody. Yep, this is definitely Chicago. Don’t get me wrong, I love my country. […]

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  • Megan
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Summer

What I Learned through CIMBA and Being Abroad 06/27/16

Where to start? I learned something new every single day while being abroad. CIMBA is a program that encourages you to experience new things and learn from both success and failure. The major aspects the program and being abroad taught me was how to finance myself, embrace change, interact with people from different backgrounds, and remain […]

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  • Megan
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Summer

Italy Surprises! 5 Common Things You Weren’t Expecting on Your Trip to Italy 06/14/16

The large majority of Americans are not accustomed to European lifestyles. For me, it took around two weeks to finally grasp the common ins and outs of daily Italian life. My frequent comment of, “I was not expecting that”, quickly became, “It’s an Italian thing”,  as I continuously ran into the following five Italian norms: 1. Bathrooms […]

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  • Katie
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2016 Summer

From Paderno to Paris: How Culture Shock Follows You Everywhere 06/13/16

The ever-so-familiar sound of Italian chatter swarms around me in the train station. After three weeks abroad, these conversations are simply backround noise. I used to be overwhelmed with confusion. I did not understand a word of what people were saying. I would sit in awe at how much I misunderstood. Now, my experiences are […]

Hold the weight of the eiffel tower is a bit harder than adjusting to culture shock, don't worry.
Every bit of culture shock is worth this view.
All smiles before realizing that we dressed nothing like the French.
The Louvre Museum, Paris, France
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