Reverse Culture Shock & Reflections

FRIENDS! I returned from my almost six months abroad in Seville, Spain about a week ago now and there is so much to unpack [mentally, of course]. I’m currently experiencing what we like to call “Reverse Culture Shock”. It’s what happens sometimes when we re-enter our home country after being away for a significant amount of […]

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The End of an Era

FOUR DAYS OF SCHOOL. TWO DAYS OF EXAMS. That is what stands between me and summer vacation. Truth be told, most of my time abroad has felt like a very mild vacation. My classes weren’t as demanding and I got to travel on the weekends; basically this semester felt like a really long spring break. I […]

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Overcoming Culture Shock

It’s been almost three months now that I’ve been living in Seville and it’s crazy to think that I’m a little over halfway done with my time abroad! Before leaving for Spain I was told that I would experience culture shock. *Just some quick background info for you: I am a first-generation Brazilian-American, meaning I […]

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Traveling local

Hi guys! As Study abroad in Europe approaches and begins, at the top of most students minds is “I’m going to visit as many countries as I can”. This is not a bad goal -We all must take advantage of each day we have. I especially thought I would go to a lot of countries […]

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Tips for Traveling While Abroad

Hola chicos, It is that time to write again and while I was sitting and thinking about what to write, I was also trying to think of what other trips I needed to plan before my return back to Stonington. I realized that writing some travel tips may be useful to all potential study-abroad students! […]

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