Pre-Departure

I’ll be honest: I didn’t really have a lot of fears the moments leading up to my departure for Zurich, Switzerland. Perhaps it was due to my international background or the fact that I approach situations in an unconventional manner – I’m really not too sure. Large changes such as…
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Hallo, Deutschland!

I’m sitting here in my room with my bags packed and only 24 hours until I leave for Germany! For the next five months, I will be an exchange student at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, a diverse and modern city in southwest Germany. At the beginning of this…
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Into the woods

“In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir In one of my courses this semester, we spent a lecture talking about the restorative qualities that the natural environment provides humans. We looked at case after case showing that spending time in nature reduces…
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“Not all those who wander are lost”

While living in Sydney was a new experience in itself, I definitely took advantage of being in a brand new continent on the other side of the world and travelled as much as I could.  My first big trip was to Queensland to travel around and, obviously, dive the Great…
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Life in Sydney

After making the 30+ hour trek all the way to the land down under, I was immediately greeted with warm weather and welcoming people. The first day I spent in Sydney I actually travelled about an hour north to Katoomba, where an iconic New South Wales mountains range, the Blue…
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Pre-Departure to Sydney!

Hello! My name is Molly P. and I chose to spend a semester abroad in Sydney, Australia. Sydney was actually not the first place that I wanted to study abroad. I am very interested in exotic animal medicine and really wanted to spend a semester in the heart Africa reenacting…
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