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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 […]

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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 […]

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  • Sydney
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2017 Spring

The 5 Types of Friends In Your Study Abroad Travel Group 02/24/17

One of the best parts about studying abroad in Europe is the opportunity to travel to a new place almost every weekend. But traveling wouldn’t be nearly as exciting if it weren’t for the people that you are able to share it with. So while the scenery, the food, and the history of wherever you […]

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  • Sydney
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2017 Spring

Caught Off Guard: Why it’s Impossible to be Fully Prepared for Study Abroad 02/07/17

In the months leading up to my semester abroad, it felt like I’d done nothing but prepare. I renewed my passport, read articles written by students studying abroad in Italy (including the CIMBA blog, of course), downloaded the app Duolingo to learn some Italian, connected with classmates on social media, attended the CIMBA program orientation, […]

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  • Carley
  • University of Missouri
  • 2017 Spring

4 Reasons FOMO Is Not A Good Excuse To Miss Out on Study Abroad 01/13/17

You may be sitting here reading this wondering: What is FOMO? Well, let me back up and explain this before I tell you how I overcame it. FOMO – or the Fear Of Missing Out – is exactly what it sounds like. Before I committed to studying abroad, I constantly found myself going back and […]

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