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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Tips for Traveling Solo

By: Emma Padner Besides being able to wander around your new city and country while you’re abroad you probably want to travel to other countries, too. It’s always fun to share a pint in London, a croissant in Paris, or some pasta in Rome with your closest pals. But what happens when you want to…

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What It’s Like to Study/Intern Abroad as an Asian-American Woman

Intersectionality is my everyday reality. Having lived my whole life in Philadelphia, I have been exposed to incredible diversity. Although this has contributed positively to my personal and societal awareness, it certainly has not meant that I was saved from exposure to the usual racial and sexual obstacles faced by women of colour. I’ve had…

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Good News! You Don’t Need to Stop Talking About Studying Away

By: Jackie Grace So you studied abroad! Maybe you interned, too and now you have all of this amazing knowledge and these incredible stories to share and you just don’t know where to start. You can’t wait to tell every single person you come in contact with about your time away but, with that being…

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For the Love of Study Abroad

By: Isaac Smoler Schatz A big part of what makes studying abroad a bit intimidating is the prospect of not knowing anyone and being physically distant from friends, family, and other folks who you care about and who care about you. If you’re in a relationship and you’re anything like me, the thought of leaving…

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