Homesickness: It Happens
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Homesickness: It Happens

On my exchange program, I spent 6 months studying in England. This is a LONG time to be away from your parents, your friends, your siblings, your mom’s homemade chicken potpie, and even your cat. I am not prone to homesickness but a lot of people experience it when they’re abroad for that long. I … Continue reading

Post-Study Abroad Must-Dos
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Post-Study Abroad Must-Dos

You’re finally home! You’re feet have finally step foot back into the States and after spending so much time abroad, the day you never thought would come has finally arrived. Back to the day-to-day life you once lived. Who says that’s how it’s supposed to be though? 1.  Don’t be that student! Your family and … Continue reading

Normalizing Culture Shock
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Normalizing Culture Shock

Do you fear leaving the comfort of your home, the familiarity of your community, and the people you love and care for?  You are not alone!  Everyone has the fear of change and adjusting to new environments; it is just to different extents.  The same is true for students, who choose to study, intern, teach, … Continue reading

Ciao Italy: An Interview with Erin
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Ciao Italy: An Interview with Erin

Erin Southard, a senior Merchandising, Apparel, and Textiles major at The University of Kentucky, did a partner program at Lorenzo de’ Medici in Florence, Italy. Erin was abroad for four months during the Fall 2015 semester. What program did you choose and why? I chose the API program in Florence, Italy. Students who previously studied … Continue reading