Lauren’s Top Tip’s for Weekend Trips!

By: Lauren Horne One of the biggest reasons I chose to study abroad in London was because of it’s location and proximity to other countries. London allowed me to travel to so many different countries, many of which I had never thought of visiting before. Since I went on weekend trips quite frequently I learned…

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Thx Klein GO!

By: Jacqueline Grace Have you ever loved something so much that your chest hurts because your heart cannot physically handle all the oxytocin it is receiving from your brain? I don’t know how hormones work but that sounds right (and overly dramatic.) Despite my hyperbole, I really do get a warm fuzzy feeling thinking about…

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Traveling in Europe- tips that won’t break the bank

By: Emma Padner Traveling abroad for a full semester or even a week can be scary, especially looking at your bank account. I’ve compiled some tips and tricks that helped me travel for relatively cheap, and hopefully they’ll help you, too! TRANSPORTATION: Busses When I was in Ireland, I used the city busses to get…

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Covid-19 Resources

Here is a list of resources pertaining to traveling during COVID-19. This list of resources is a living document and will be updated throughout the year with new resources. This includes all the countries/states/territories that we send students to as well as information from health organizations. If you have any questions related to traveling during…

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COVID-19 FAQS

The pandemic has caused a lot of uncertainty in what to expect with traveling. This page was created to help answer any questions you have about traveling during COVID-19. This page will be updated throughout the year, so we can constantly be providing you with information. If you have a question that is not listed,…

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Making Nature my Classroom

By Brooke Finkill  Though the Media, Ecology, and Technology program only lasts ten days, those days are jammed full of exciting excursions that will leave you with an “explosion of awareness” as faculty program leader Dr. Barry Vacker likes to call it. Some of the excursions include a hike at the Agua Fria National Monument,…

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Adapting to Life Abroad

By: Lauren Horne Schoolwork can be daunting for any college student, but a different challenge is added when going abroad. When I studied at Goldsmiths, University of London, I was so excited to take classes with my British professors and classmates. I figured school life there wouldn’t be too hard. They speak english so that’s…

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Embodying Your Study Abroad Project: Tattoos

By: Isaac Smoler Schatz I didn’t know I would come home from my study abroad experience in South Africa with two new tattoos. I can definitely confirm that they not only remind me of the experiences from being abroad, but also represent the running theme of my time there and the friends I made. I…

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Packing Tips for all the Overpackers during COVID-19

I’m not sure how qualified I am to write this article considering that I am the world’s worst packer. Ideally, I would like to be someone that lightly packs and really only packs the necessities. Unfortunately, I’m not that person. I am the person who brings almost everything I own in case “something happens” and…

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Gaining a Green Perspective in 10 Days or Less

by: Brooke Finkill Would you believe me if I told you it’s possible to expand your consciousness and alter your entire way of thinking in just ten days? If you would have told me that my point of view would be forever changed in ten days in Arizona on the Media, Ecology, and Technology Program,…

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