5 Entries Tagged with "2015"
Posted by admin on September 3, 2015.
Jaclynn Clark, WSA Intern
The first days of studying abroad are always overwhelming. You’re in a new country, with a new language, new faces, and it’s obvious that all the locals know you are a foreigner. This is old news for anyone familiar with going abroad, but once the stressful … More »
Posted by admin on July 13, 2015.
Every year, millions of people flock to Europe for vacation with the typical tourist mindset. They go abroad with pre conceived notions and assumptions. They fall victim to the tourist mentality, believing that they HAVE to do certain things to check them off of a cheesy bucket list. Rather … More »
Posted by admin on July 8, 2015.
Life is all about learning from your mistakes. In this case, you can learn from mine and spare the mess.
#1 Your feet go through their own little culture shock
I always thought I was a relatively active person, before arriving in Europe and exponentially increasing my step count to a … More »
Posted by Andy Steves on February 18, 2015.
Arriving in a new place can be scary. But honestly, it was way easier than I expected.
I flew from Newark to Shannon Airport on a direct flight. My study abroad advisor scared me about immigration and I had an entire folder of perfectly organized information to get me into the country. All I … More »
Posted by Andy Steves on February 6, 2015.
“Hola, me llamo Shannen”: How to Make International Friends While Studying Abroad
By: Shannen O'Brien
If I’ve learned anything from my last semester abroad in Madrid, it’s that at some point (if not already) you feel like you’re a freshman again. Throw in a foreign … More »
This past weekend a group of my friends and I decided to go to Budapest, but wanted to go with a group because we were unsure of what we wanted to do and how to plan our trip. Booking the trip through WSA was the best idea we ever had. It was basically all planned out for us (excluding flights). It was great because there were plenty of things planned for us that were included in the package, but there was also a bit of free time for us to explore the city and do the things we were most interested in. I really enjoyed the caving and thermal baths we visited during our trip! Also the hostel that was booked for us through WSA was great and our tour guide, Bogi, was amazing! I would definitely recommend this trip to everyone and am happy to say that I will be booking more trips with WSA in the future!Danielle Maclain, Concordia University - Irvine ~ AIFS Richmond, Spring 2015
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