study abroad blogger

Meet our Fall 2019 Study Abroad Correspondents

Friday, September 6, 2019
We're excited to announce our Study Abroad Correspondents for the Fall 2019 semester!

Lessons from an aspiring linguist abroad

Thursday, July 11, 2019
As a student studying for a year abroad in comparison to the more common single semester programs, I’ve been given a lot of time to reflect on my study abroad experience over the last 9 and a half months, and surprise, surprise, most of my reflection has been about German!

My favorite South Korean dishes

Thursday, May 30, 2019
One of my favorite things about South Korea is the many flavorful dishes located all over the country!

Demystifying study abroad: FOMO

Saturday, May 18, 2019
Overcoming FOMO and Making the Most of Your International Experience

Studying abroad as a senior

Friday, May 17, 2019
My choice to study abroad as a senior at the University of Iowa was one of the most difficult decisions of my college career.

The stories I didn't tell

Thursday, May 16, 2019
I had grand plans for my study abroad blog. I was going to write an entry every other week. Of course, that didn’t pan out- study, as it turns out, is an essential part of studying abroad and ended up using much of the time I had planned for writing. That plus lots and lots of experiences…

Uruguay by bike

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Being over halfway through the program, I have started to settle in and get comfortable with the new lifestyle.

Living authentically abroad: creating real connections and memories by going against the norm

Monday, April 15, 2019
When I began to prepare for my study abroad experience, I remember the first thing I did was open Instagram. For hours, I snooped through the profiles of my friends who had lived abroad, wondering if I would be able to create an experience that was just as unique and fantastic as the posts I saw online.

Questions I asked in Australia so that you don’t have to

Thursday, April 11, 2019
I’ve learned a thing or two about Australian culture during my time here so far, and thought I’d share some of the more embarrassing questions that I’ve asked while here so that you won’t have to.

Deciding Whether to Study Abroad for a Summer, a Semester, or a Year?

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
A lot of students considering semester-long programs return, saying they wish they'd studied abroad for longer. However, for other students, a semester might be the perfect amount of time abroad, or even a summer. Here are some tips to help you decide which option is best for you. Keep in mind that every program and each student studying abroad is different.

5 goals you should set for yourself before you study abroad

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Once abroad, you meet countless new friends, learn a completely new culture and time starts to fly. Soon you find yourself cherishing your last months and weeks abroad, wishing you would have had a better idea of what you were getting yourself into. Well, you’re in luck! Here are 5 goals that you should set for yourself during your time abroad!

Finding Waldo

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
I hadn’t planned on writing this post. I want to write about what a wonderful time I’m having here in Germany, and while I wouldn’t trade my travels last weekend for anything, 'wonderful' is not the word to describe them.