Tag Result For: campus life

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

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going Abroad 04/25/18

1. Learn un Po ‘di Italiano (a little Italian) Coming to Italy the only thing I knew about the Italian language was it was somewhat similar to Spanish. For me, I planned on taking the Italy Live class offered at CIMBA and I relied on that to survive with my communication in Italy. However, I really […]

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  • Karsyn
  • University of Iowa
  • Spring 2018

It’s more than “Just Studying Abroad” 04/13/18

As my time at CIMBA starts to drastically wind down, it is easy for me to reflect on the weeks that I have spent in Paderno del Grappa. It is funny to look back at my first night in Italy when I was jet lagged beyond belief but still made an effort to get to […]

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

CIMBA Campus Life 03/23/18

We have reached our halfway point here at CIMBA. With that being said, everyone has gotten a lot more settled in and accustomed to the lifestyle the campus has to offer. The first couple weeks were more geared to getting to know each other, followed by a heavy combination and focus on travel and academics. Hidden […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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