A Bittersweet Scottish Send-Off: Closing 5 Months in Edinburgh with Gratitude

This unique semester has slowly and certainly acquainted me with a welcomed, yet pretty unfamiliar concept: quiet. My ordinary days here have been largely quiet and still, and they have looked markedly different than those of my typical semester schedules. Most days here have been devoid of the numbing hustle and incessant noise that grew all too … Continue reading A Bittersweet Scottish Send-Off: Closing 5 Months in Edinburgh with Gratitude

Wishing I Could Rewind

Where have three months gone? I am just now realizing the little time I have left in the wonderful city I have called ‘home’ for the past semester, Edinburgh, and am wishing I could rewind the clock. Studying in Edinburgh has illustrated a whole world of opportunity available at my fingertips, as I have the … Continue reading Wishing I Could Rewind

Home Away from Home (including the difficulties…)

At my school, Furman University, it is not out of the ordinary to study abroad. To me, after my sister went to Edinburgh, I knew that I was going to follow in her footsteps, and I did exactly just that. After having been here for just over a month, Edinburgh has quickly become home to … Continue reading Home Away from Home (including the difficulties…)

The “Real World” in Edinburgh

One of the most unique components of my semester in Scotland was my academic internship.  On most study abroads, you are just taking classes at a foreign university, but with EPA, you have the chance to partake in an internship while also taking a few classes.  I interned with Law At Work (LAW), a company … Continue reading The “Real World” in Edinburgh