The summer before senior year is a confusing one. It feels really serious, loaded with responsibility and the ticking time bomb that is graduation, but also nostalgic, making you want to throw caution to the wind and take advantage of the one last year you have to be a dumb college student. As great as… Read More 5 Things To Do the Summer Before Your Senior Year of College
Youth Hostels. They’ve done so much for me during my time abroad, but oh my gosh I am so ready to never have to stay in one ever again. Hostels are known for being cheap, no nonsense ways to get a bed to sleep in and a shower to bathe in while you travel. They… Read More How to Survive Youth Hostels
Ah rush. Recruitment. Pledging. Whatever your school calls it, it’s an… experience. Even though one of my older sisters had been in a sorority and had bestowed her wisdom upon me before I drove off to my own personal hell, I had no idea what to expect. Really, the only thing I think I got… Read More The Guide to Surviving Sorority Recruitment
I’ve started to get REALLY excited about going abroad, and my favorite outlet for excitement is planning and making lists. That sounds so lame written down. This is my packing list that I’ll go off of when I start choosing what comes with me to London. I’ll be going during the coldest time of year,… Read More What to Pack for Your Spring Study Abroad Trip in London
I remember the feeling of dread right before I left for D.C. when I realized how sparse my closet was with work-appropriate clothes. My preferred outfit was jean shorts, a t-shirt, and flip flops all summer and I was not at all looking forward to having to wear adult clothes pretty much every day for the… Read More Closet Staples for the First Time Intern
… Is how I’m feeling right now. I’ve been planning on studying abroad since I was in high school, and more seriously since last November. Now I leave in January. And I’m nervous. There are a lot of reasons to be wary of traveling overseas right now. It seems as though all we ever see… Read More Help, I’m Scared to Study Abroad
The day after I moved in to my dorm in D.C. I was determined to find the perfect place to study. I hated the idea of just using my university library or the study room on the first floor of my building when I had a city full of great, free places just a metro… Read More Where to Study in Washington, D.C.