Tag Result For: advice

  • 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 […]

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  • Megan
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Summer

5 Tips for Maintaining a Budget While Traveling Abroad 05/31/16

It’s no secret, traveling can be expensive. Most people are saving money for months before they start their traveling endeavor, especially to a foreign country. Right now, 1 euro is equivalent to 1.11 US dollar, which makes traveling to Europe more costly than spending money within the United States. However, if saved and spent wisely, […]

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  • Samantha
  • University of Minnesota
  • 2016 Summer

My Top 3 Favorite Spots on the CIMBA Campus 05/20/16

As I walked off the bus onto the CIMBA campus, I couldn’t help but feel a twinge of excitement. The last time I had been out of the country, it was to Israel for a 10-day journey. However, Italy is a different story. I am lucky enough to call this campus and country my home […]

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  • Kaden
  • Kansas State University
  • 2016 Summer

5 “Must-Have” Smartphone Apps While Traveling Abroad 05/19/16

Making the most of your study abroad experience has never been easier thanks to advancements in technology.  With your smartphone, you can easily organize your travel information, budget for your trip, and send pictures and messages back home to your family!  Here are five must-have applications for your trip abroad. WhatsAppIf you’re not careful, international […]

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  • Katie
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2016 Summer

“If You Give a Girl a Passport…” – Advice for the First Time International Traveler 05/18/16

Overflowing airports, tedious security systems, strangers running wild for the gate that they should have been at an hour ago – these are just some of the common, unsettling sights of traveling. If flying isn’t nerve wracking enough, then international traveling most definitely is enough to put you over the edge, especially if you’re a […]

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  • Megan
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Summer

Don’t Forget to Take an Extra Copy: Top 5 Things to Duplicate before You Get on Your Flight to Italy 05/14/16

With travel, it goes without saying that it’s better to be safe than sorry. There are a number of important things travelers should duplicate and take with them overseas to avoid sticky situations that could land them in an unexpected destination. Here are the top five things to copy and carry with you when traveling: […]

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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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  • Emily
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2016 Spring

5 Reasons Studying Abroad Makes Me a Better Job Prospective 03/14/16

Not only is studying abroad great for personal growth, adventure, and new learning experiences, it also makes you more attractive to employers! With summer internships to be found, and “real life jobs” right around the corner, this is definitely something I think all college students can relate to. Although the list could go on forever, […]

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  • Kevin
  • Clemson University
  • 2016 Spring

Remembering your Study Abroad: 4 Ways to Document the Experience 03/10/16

Studying abroad flies by. I am pretty sure I have mentioned this in every one of my posts, but it just continues to fly by; there are so many fun trips, incredible cities, and unforgettable experiences that they all seem to blend into one awesome city or weekend. In the last 10 days I have […]

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