Stories

From Cardboard Box to Notre Dame Cathedral

by Jessica Hardy / Mar 17, 2015 /

It is so funny how over time we grow and our minds tend to change. However, there are some passions that never leave our heads, those reoccurring dreams that we want so much to be a reality.

The Blood Red Glaring Eyes

by Naomi Murphy / Mar 13, 2015 /

When I walked into view - and saw the square - the centre of Marrakesh - I knew at once how much I was going to love it. I walked further in and listened to the crowd cheering the dancing snakes. They hissed and glared and slithered along, showing off their beautiful scaly tales. They showed off their shining fangs, which reminded me of pure white snow.

 

#StudyAbroadBecause it changes the way you see the world

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 13, 2015 /
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Hannah Olevson is a senior studying Marketing, Communication, and Spanish at the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse. She considers Sevilla, Spain her second home, and continually misses the friendly natured Spaniards and scent of freshly squished oranges.

#StudyAbroadBecause The World is Waiting

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 11, 2015 /
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Brad Miner, originally from a small town in northeast Pennsylvania, found his passion for Study Abroad and International Education while studying abroad in Costa Rica and New Zealand and by having the good fortune of traveling to Fiji, Nicaragua, and Panama.

#StudyAbroadBecause It Will Change Your Life!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 10, 2015 /
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My name is Kynsi Saye and I am currently a senior at Colorado State University. I am pursuing a major in apparel merchandising with a minor in business administration. Upon graduation, I hope to pursue a career in the active wear industry and stay in Colorado. I am also a member of a professional dance company called Dream Project Dance Company.

#WorkAbroadBecause every day feels like an accomplishment!

by Stasia Lopez / Mar 07, 2015 /
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Megan Lee is an Overseas Educator with Carpe Diem Education. She's originally from Merrillville, Indiana. She graduated from Valparaiso University with a degree in International Economics and Chinese. While in college, she was fortunate to study abroad in China as well as South Africa and Namibia. Read her interview below about working abroad and connecting to Megan through Twitter!

"I love chatting all things study abroad; don't hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions / want someone to geek out with about travel. Just hit me up on Twitter @peglegmeg. :-)"

#StudyAbroadBecause the world is worth it!

by Stasia Lopez / Mar 06, 2015 /
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Josh Trach is a junior marketing major at the University of Pittsburgh. In the fall 2014, he studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain. Other than having the absolute best time of his life, he learned an incredible amount about the world and even more about himself.

#LiveAbroadBecause it will bring you to things you only dreamed possible

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 06, 2015 /
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Leigh Shulman moves around a lot. She has lived on five continents and worked as everything from website designer for MTV to a university writing professor in NYC to teaching photography to indigenous Wichi children in NW Argentina.

Sand Sign Project Seeking World Record For The Biggest Number Of Messages Written On Sand

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 01, 2015 /
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I'd like to share a new, unique project that I just love.

 

#InternAbroadBecause it is an experience that keeps on giving

by Stasia Lopez / Feb 28, 2015 /
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Emily Wilson is a current junior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Economics and Political Science. She interned abroad in Berlin, Germany in the summer of 2014 for three months. She interned with a startup company in Berlin called Gourmesso and worked mostly with sales and marketing.

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