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28 Entries Tagged with "WSA"

  • My First Week in London

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 27, 2014.

    by: Andrew Simon, London Intern

                When I was boarding the plane and getting ready to leave for my semester in London I did not know what to expect.  After all, this was going to be my first time in Europe.  In addition, this was going to be the first time I was out of the country by … More »

    Tags: London // intern // Study Abroad // WSA // Travel

  • I made it!

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 19, 2014.

    by: Erin Kelligher, Dublin Intern

    As a relatively new traveler, the thought of flying alone internationally was just another obstacle I had to overcome to live in Limerick, Ireland for four months, first with a weekend detour in Dublin. Family and friends asked if I was nervous, which I was, … More »

    Tags: Study Abroad // WSA // Europe // Travel // Ireland // Dublin

  • What to Expect on your first day: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 14, 2014.

    By Lucie Levine, Barcelona Intern

    When I arrived in Barcelona, I was jet-lagged, confused, anxious, nervous, and pretty much terrified. I didn’t have many expectations; I guess I had basic ones – to travel, make friends, and, obviously, study. I wish I had known what I know now: the first … More »

    Tags: Study Abroad // Barcelona // Spain // Adventure // WSA // Europe

  • How to choose: Florence v. Rome

    Posted by Andy Steves on July 22, 2014.

    After months of research and talking with an advisor, you finally sit down to make the decision of where to study abroad. You know you want to study in Italy, but where? You’ve heard of amazing tales from your friends in both Rome and Florence. Here’s a quick guide of a few things to expect in … More »

    Tags: student // Study Abroad // Italy // Florence // Rome // college // WSA // blog

  • Top Habits of Girls Abroad

    Posted by Andy Steves on July 22, 2014.

    When American girls flood a European city the locals definitely take notice. How can they not when there’s a group of 6+ girls walking the streets all trying to talk above each other and stumbling in their wedges. It makes for quite a scene even if you don’t realize it. We’ve compiled the top … More »

    Tags: Study Abroad // girl // student // college // WSA // Weekend Student Adventures

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Michaela Meyer, Pepperdine University

Happy Backpackers

I studied abroad in London for the 2015-16 academic school year. We had long weekends for travel and my friends and I planned out dozens of trips on our own, which can be exhausting. For our last travel weekend in Europe we decided to give WSA a try. It was perfect! Everything was planned...

Michaela Meyer, Pepperdine University ~ Pepperdine IP, London, Spring 2016

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