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Life Travel

Preparing to study abroad can feel pretty daunting. What should you pack? Which immunizations will you need? Will your credits transfer? Chances are you’ll have tons of questions because there’s so much that you need to do to prepare to travel overseas. Lucky for you, there are tons of people who can help as you get ready to study abroad. From finalizing your abroad class schedule with an adviser to getting the 411 from students who have already studied abroad, in order to be completely prepared for your trip, reach out to these seven key people. 1. Your study abroad program adviser You...
Ahh, Paris: La Ville-Lumière. Whether you studied abroad there years ago or you just returned from your Parisian adventure, chances are you’ve had a hard time letting go of your wonderful, life-changing experience. Everyone brings back something from her time abroad, but the collegiettes who study in Paris come back with a certain je ne sais quoi. Your friends, professors and random people on the street can instantly tell that you have lived la vie Parisienne, especially because of these things: 1. Your outfit is never complete without a little red lipstick. 2. You eat entire baguettes and...
So you had a fantastic craic on the Emerald Isle and now you’re back, able to withstand any weather conditions and drink all the lads you know under the table. Though you’re grateful to be back to the land of iced coffee and bagels, you probably took back more from the homeland than you even realized. For those of you who spent a semester in Ireland, here are a few new quirks you may have developed: 1. You still refer to “bars” as “pubs.” 2. And whenever a pub—er, bar—has a live band, you always ask them if they know “Galway Girl." 3. If you get a Magners, you tell everyone who will listen...