Study Abroad Experiences
What were the most challenging aspects of your abroad experience?
“Figuring out how to live in a foreign country. It took about a month to get used to the language, the city, and the people.”Jessica Y. (ISI Florence, Italy Fall, 2014)
I learned how to live everyday life in a foreign country, travel on my own, and manage my own expenses. I am definitely more experienced and independent.Jessica Y. (ISI Florence, Italy Fall, 2014)
“The locals were extremely warm and welcoming, telling me all their favorite spots that tourists don't know about.”Sara G. (James Cook Univ. Australia 2012)
“With Chinese, there are two aspects, listening/speaking and writing. Just practicing the characters over and over again is the only real way to learn them. Going out into the streets and conversing with locals is the best way to improve.” Read Michael's blogMichael M. (CAPA Beijing, China Fall, 2014)
I learned from my study abroad experience that I can survive anywhere. I learned that I am much more social than I thought. It was the most worthwhile experience of my life. Read Michael's blogMichael M. (CAPA Beijing, China Fall, 2014)