Tag Result For: Abroad

  • Sam
  • Syracuse University
  • 2017 Summer

How to Get the Most Out of Studying Abroad 06/22/17

Here is some advice for ensuring you get the most out of your experience: Say yes to going somewhere you never thought you would. Germany was not on my radar to visit while studying abroad this summer. The group of friends I made and had been traveling with wanted to go this past weekend so […]

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  • Sam
  • Syracuse University
  • 2017 Summer

5 Things I wish I Knew Before I Packed/While Getting Ready 06/22/17

After a few weeks of studying abroad with CIMBA, I have some advice for future student on what to pack and be prepared for. Everyone wears running shorts and large t-shirts to class. I made the mistake of not bringing enough of either. Honestly, once you think you’ve packed, take out 3-5 outfits – you […]

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  • Madison
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Summer 2017

How to Maximize your Time at CIMBA 06/20/17

Managing time: Now managing time might seem like something easy but when you are abroad in another country it’s a lot different than being at home. One big difference is that when you arrive in Italy there is a large time difference, 6 hours for me and 7 hours for many others. When arriving on […]

Going through Bassano for Statics!
Last day of classes and I got to go up to Mt. Grappa!
On our company tour for statics
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  • Madison
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Summer 2017

Friends that Will Last a Lifetime 06/20/17

As I’ve said before, I’m the only one from my university who attended this program. With that being said, that has been one of my favorite parts about studying abroad. From week one, the group of people I met and became friends with were all from different universities. I think that was great because it […]

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Beautiful view of Dubrovnik!
Boatrides in croatia!
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  • Sydney
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2017 Spring

How Studying Abroad Will Turn You From a Diva to a Minimalist 05/25/17

When I was first told that it wasn’t a good idea for me to bring more than one suitcase and my backpack abroad, I thought it would be impossible. But I nearly lost my mind when I realized that said suitcase could only be 50 pounds. However, after sifting, sorting, an all nighter, and a […]

Thank goodness I'll still get to see these smiley, CIMBA Hawkeyes on campus!
Climbing the hundreds of steps of the Campanile for this awesome view of the Duomo and Florence was totally worth it!
While morale was low after checking out of our Airbnb in Barcelona at 10am, our spirits were lifted after a much needed nap in the grass at Parc de la Ciutadella
Disappointed to report that the childhood rule of "If I lick it, it's mine" does not apply to the Louvre...
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  • Madison
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Summer 2017

5 Things I’m Feeling Before Going Abroad 05/15/17

It’s the week before I depart for Italy, and I feel like the days are passing in seconds. A couple days ago I was taking my last final and packing up the car for the eight hour drive home. My freshman year was officially over. All last week I spent packing my dorm, and now […]

New passport ready for new adventures!
It's normal to say goodbye to your car right?
Final goodbyes before I head back home.
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  • Sydney
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2017 Spring

Why Studying Abroad is Good for You 05/15/17

As college students, we sure engage in a lot of behavior that is less than ideal for our still developing minds and bodies. We live off more caffeinated drinks than we do hours of sleep, are quick to get pizza and wings delivered to the library as a midnight snack, and drown ourselves in social […]

Top moments: Visiting La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona- a church that started construction back in 1882, and STILL isn't finished due to its elaborate detail.
Top moments: The amazing view from the Arc de Triomphe in Paris at night
Top moments: Sitting along the Danube Bank in Budapest alongside the dozens of shoes that commemorate fallen Hungarians from World War II.
Top moments: Standing in the oldest theatre in the world- Theatre Dionysus in Athens
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  • Sydney
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2017 Spring

12 Things I’ve Learned After 12 Weeks Abroad 05/09/17

Well, it’s hard to believe that my CIMBA adventure is over. But after 9 countries, 25 cities, and 83 days, it’s only appropriate to reflect on the biggest takeaways from the best time of my life. 1.) Say “YES!” to the random place you never thought you would ever go to. Budapest definitely wasn’t on […]

Popular CIMBA activities include sleeping and taking pictures of your friends sleeping
One of the very few dogs I pet during my 12 weeks abroad, and it definitely had to do with the fact that he did not have an owner. #LetAmericansPetYourDogs2K17
Nothing bonds you for life like a little bit of frostbite.
I decided to send a postcard to my pride and joy (aka The Tippie College of Business), and was absolutely thrilled when they received it; even if it was after I had already gotten back.
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  • Mallory
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • 2017 Spring

Arrivederci Italy! 04/21/17

If I were to write down every thought I have had since being home, this post would be around 100 pages long. I have had a roller coaster of emotions going on. From happiness of seeing my family and getting to sleep in my own bed to sadness of leaving all the amazing friends behind […]

Some selfies I found when I went through my phone to show my parents some of the friends I've made!
The final gourmet dinner!
It might look like I had done a lot of packing, but right behind me was a mountain of clothes that still needed to be stuffed into my suitcase.
Even though I ate pasta twice a day, every day, I miss it so much!
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  • Mallory
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • 2017 Spring

Comparing Cultures Across Europe! 04/05/17

Since moving to Italy about 70 days ago, I have immersed myself into a totally new culture. And not one that’s somewhat similar to the United States. I mean, don’t get me wrong, there are similarities between the two but when looking at the cultures as a whole, they are very different. Living in Italy […]

I don't think I will ever get tired of the sunset view from my bedroom!
Just one of the many Amsterdam canals!
And to my right, you will see one of the many bikes I was almost hit by!
If you ever go to Prague, make sure to stop by the Lennon wall! It's super cool!
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