Tag Result For: campus life

  • 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 […]

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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 […]

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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

What Actually Happens When You Study Abroad? 02/26/16

I am now over one month into my study abroad experience…wow…..I still can’t believe that I have been here for a month! I think I say this in each of my blog posts but time is really flying because I feel like I just got here. Anyway, in a month one thing definitely hasn’t changed […]

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  • Emily
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2016 Spring

Home Sweet Paderno Del Grappa: A Student’s Guide to the City 02/26/16

Full disclosure: When I was packing up my bags a little over a month ago to come to Italy, I had zero idea of what this place I was going to was like. None. I would dodge questions with vague answers. “A little town outside of Venice”, was about as specific as I got. While […]

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  • Emily
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2016 Spring

The Dos and Don’ts of Coffee Shop Etiquette In Italy 02/15/16

Buongiorno! With a month spent here in Italy, I figured it was time to talk about a subject very near and dear to my heart:  Coffee. Like many of you, I don’t mess around when it comes to my daily coffee. Although I would like to think I don’t need the caffeine to get my […]

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  • Alicia
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Spring

What to Expect: Surviving the First Week Abroad 01/28/16

Ciao from Paderno del Grappa! To start with a cliché- I would say that the first week in Italy was, in summary, not what I was expecting. Most surprising was, when we first arrived, I didn’t really feel like I was in Italy. For months I had thought that the moment I stepped off the […]

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  • Emily
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2016 Spring

The Path Less Traveled (By My Home University) 01/27/16

Ciao from Italy! It’s been a little over a week in beautiful Paderno Del Grappa and I feel as though I’m slowly but surely getting the hang of things! For my first blog post here, I thought I would talk about something that has had a major impact on my study abroad experience so far—choosing […]

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  • Elizabeth
  • University of Minnesota
  • 2015 Fall

Study Abroad Tip: Connecting with Peers and Professors 10/15/15

One of the many things that makes CIMBA unique is the size of the program. This semester, there are 59 students and 10 professors. My largest class is about 25 people, and my smallest class has only four. Coming from a university as large as the University of Minnesota, I’m used to 45 people being […]

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