Tag Result For: predeparture

  • West Virginia University
  • 2023 Spring

Starting off My Study Abroad Journey 01/17/23

My name is Kristin Kelly and I am a sophomore studying at West Virginia University. I always knew that I wanted to study abroad. I thought being immersed in a new world be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. When I first heard about CIMBA, I was intrigued. Once I did more research, I had my eyes set […]

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  • Furman University
  • 2022 Fall

How to Pack, According to a Master Procrastinator 09/06/22

Ciao! If you’re like me, you sometimes procrastinate when given projects, reading, research, or other assignments. You may put off learning Italian until three weeks before you spend three months in the country itself. Before my first international trip, I do not want to make room for mistakes. To pack correctly and make the most […]

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  • Madison
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Summer 2017

5 Things I’m Feeling Before Going Abroad 05/15/17

It’s the week before I depart for Italy, and I feel like the days are passing in seconds. A couple days ago I was taking my last final and packing up the car for the eight hour drive home. My freshman year was officially over. All last week I spent packing my dorm, and now […]

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  • Sydney
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2017 Spring

Never Goodbye, Just See You Later: The Top 5 Things I’ll Miss the Most Abroad 01/09/17

I’d be lying if I said I haven’t had a countdown till my departure to Italy going since July. For months I’ve been looking forward to new places, people, food, and adventure. But now that the time has almost come, it’s only appropriate that I stop and smell the roses; even if that means admitting […]

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  • Katie
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2016 Summer

A Summer of Firsts: 5 New Experiences When You Study Abroad 05/06/16

As I stare up at the aged panels of my roommate’s bunk from beneath my striped comforter, it is finally hitting me. Finals are creeping up on me and my lively dorm room will be blank in a matter of a week. If the fact that my freshman year is already over isn’t extremely terrifying […]

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  • Jennifer
  • Furman University
  • 2014 Fall

Italy is calling! 09/09/14

Okay- so here we go: my pre-departure blog. I am currently sitting at my family’s kitchen table in Florida just day dreaming of a place with the temperature below 90 degrees. My biggest dilemma in study away prep has been packing, well the procrastination that keeps getting in my way of packing. I am so […]

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About CIMBA Italy

CIMBA (in English, pronounced chim – buh) offers dynamic, personal, and affordable study abroad, MBA, and executive programs in Paderno del Grappa at the base of the Italian Alps in Northern Italy—just an hour north of Venice.

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