Archive for Category: "study abroad"
Slowly but surely, I’ve fallen in love with Paris. Three weeks ago it was just a crush. Two weeks ago, I was in like. Now, I think I’m ready to admit there’s something more here, something real. I think Paris might be The One.
Recently I have been interviewing different religious workers here in Costa Rica for a research project with my university. These religious workers include missionaries from the U.S., nuns, and liberation theologians. I’m drawn to religious workers like these because I’m pretty sure my next educational step will be seminary, and also because it’s always fascinating [&hellip
Living with another family is admittedly awkward. When I signed up to stay with a host family in Paris, I didn’t think about the possible difficulties it would pose. My only thought was that this would be the best option for improving my language skills
When I arrived in Paris to begin my study abroad program, one of the first things we discussed at orientation was safety. “People get pickpocketed all the time here,” the program director began. “Don’t think it can’t happen to you.”
I’ve been in boarding school at the foot of the Himalayas for about a month now, and the longer I stay here, the more I realize that coming to high school in India for my junior year was an amazing decision. India is absolutely incredible; there is nowhere in the world with the same vibrancy, color, and wildness present here. Undoubtedly, India has changed my life for the better.