Nabila in Brussels

Hello everyone! My name is Nabila Mella and I am an International Relations major with a double minor in Public Health and French at the University of Rochester. I am originally from the Dominican Republic (DR) and am currently studying abroad this Fall 2019 semester in Brussels, Belgium.  I’ve always known I wanted to study … Continue reading Nabila in Brussels

Life Abroad, A Reflection

Hello! My name is Brianna Chalas and I am a Marketing and Big Data double major. I currently study in Boston, Massachusetts and today we are going to talk about a little bit about life abroad from the viewpoint of someone who feared it.    Now, where do I even begin? Ah yes! If you … Continue reading Life Abroad, A Reflection

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

Three truths about the concept of time abroad

Time is concrete. A concept we can all understand and something that remains true for all of us, no matter who or where we are. I had ten months of time to contemplate and anticipate my abroad adventures that loomed in the future. That’s a long time to ponder something, but it came and went, … Continue reading Three truths about the concept of time abroad