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07/30/14 - EliseThe Finale: A Reflection on My Time Abroad
When you study abroad you are warned of it all: the classes, the pickpocketing, the new environments and the culture shock you will experience. Endless hours of advice, orientation and warning attempts to prepare you for the experience you will have, but in reality there is nothing to prepare you. Over the last five months […]Read More
07/29/14 - Jesssurprise?
I think the hardest part of my entire study abroad experience, even more so than adjusting to a new culture and a new place, was realizing that I’d eventually have to come home. Of course, I was incredibly excited to see my friends and family. Yet, it was a weird feeling that everything I’ve done for […]Read More
07/28/14 - ThomasOrientation!
The orientation hosted by IFSA-Butler at the YMCA Lodge in Shakespear Park was the perfect way to adjust to a new everything, really. The group flight landed in the early morning of Saturday July 5th where the Butler Staff met us at the airport and then took us to the park. Shakespear Park is […]Read More
07/28/14 - LaurenTHE CITY OF TOWNSVILLE… exists outside of the Power Puff Girls
Greetings from my hammock. It’s the middle of winter here in Townsville, and I’m wearing shorts and a tank top. Since my arrival last week, I’ve been extremely busy relaxing. As soon as I moved into my single in University Hall, I went out and bought the essentials: a hammock, poster, tapestry, and boxed wine […]Read More
07/28/14 - HaleyOrientation
IFSA does an incredible job at making sure that we are well prepared during our time here abroad … in fact maybe too good hehe … It’s officially been about a week since I left my home in California to explore this new country that I have never been to before and so far we’ve been […]Read More