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  • Karsyn
  • University of Iowa
  • Spring 2018

What to Expect During Your First Month at CIMBA 03/05/18

Ciao from Paderno del Grappa! My name is Karsyn Hettlinger and I am a sophomore at the University of Iowa studying Management and Marketing. Studying abroad has always been a dream of mine, especially after I spent a month in Germany living with an exchange family while in high school. I have been in Italy […]

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  • John
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • Spring 2018

Da Vinci’s Challenge 02/15/18

When you hear the word “Da Vinci” what is the first thing that comes to your mind? For me, it was the mediocre film released in 2006 featuring Tom Hanks. However, for the people in Paderno Del Grappa, it has a different meaning. While only some of us here at CIMBA experienced a variety of activities within the […]

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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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  • Sam
  • Syracuse University
  • 2017 Summer

‘Study’ in Study Abroad 05/30/17

Classes are in full swing, and they are not a joke. There really is a ‘study’ in ‘study abroad.’ In my economics classes we get to take field trips to companies that have local branches. This opportunity isn’t usually offered during full semester courses on my home campus. It provides an opportunity to directly apply […]

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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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  • 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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  • Adam
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Fall

How to Adjust to the Italian Way of Life 10/03/16

Ciao, If I was truly adjusted to the Italian way of life, this third week’s post would be up being posted during week five. The Italians have a very different way of viewing time and sense of urgency than Americans. You’re in for a treat, because it’s story time: A friend and I took a trip to […]

A castle fit for the Godfather
One of the local Tabacchi's (convenience stores), only a minute away
One of the many great outdoor sport courts
Some of us enjoyed a sunny day in Padova
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  • Mikaela
  • University of Minnesota
  • 2016 Spring

Hiking Monte Grappa: The #1 Activity You Can’t Miss in Paderno del Grappa 04/05/16

I recently I had one of the best experiences of my life hiking Monte Grappa, the mountain towering over campus and the beautiful view from my window. In a heartbeat, I would encourage anybody to take the hike up and down Monte Grappa. The beautiful views and feels brought chills to my arms and elevated my […]

Ruins on Monte Grappa
Our hike (slide) down
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  • Emily
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2016 Spring

What I Know Now: Italy Edition 03/23/16

Ciao, again!  Don’t get me wrong, integrating into a new culture and learning to adapt to new way of doing things is exciting, entertaining, and provides valuable learning experiences. With that said, there are definitely some things I wish I would have known before departing on my semester abroad. I’ve tried my hardest along the […]

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Venturing to the town over's Sunday market provides for plenty of good-eats.
With spring finally here, all the outdoor patios are open and in full swing. Nothing like enjoying a cappuccino on the cobblestone streets of Italy.
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