One of the biggest mistakes you can make while studying abroad in London is neglecting the wonderful country you are in! With flights out of the country being so cheap, it’s easy to get carried away and book numerous trips. And while that is a great option (I have my fair share of trips planned … More Don’t Forget About the UK!
Before coming to London, I had no idea what to expect. Upon arrival, I was overwhelmed by the new sights around me. Kensington looked like an absolute dream. I knew the borough was affluent, but the sheer beauty of the area was astonishing to me. Expensive cars, colorful flower boxes, and posh dogs can be … More Navigating South Kensington
Written by Sameera Sheikh, CSBSJU, Spring 2018 Semester Student People often tell you that studying abroad is one of the most life changing experiences of your life. However, I’d like to argue that people of color who study abroad will have a different experience than their white peers, this is especially true if you attend … More Studying Abroad as a Person of Color
Do you have an interest in studying abroad but something is just holding you back from committing to the idea? You’d love to go but you just don’t really believe it’s possible for you to study abroad. Chances are whatever is holding you back is just that, it’s holding you back. Anyone can study abroad. … More Why Not? You CAN do it too
Hello again! Cas here to share with you all that I know about how to fund your education abroad. Believe it or not there is a HUGE amount of funding out there and if you’re lucky like I was there’s even a large amount of funding inside your own institutions for study abroad. It may … More Funding your Study Abroad
Hiya! My name is Cassi Smeltzer but you can call me Cas. I will be sharing my experiences with studying abroad and giving the best advice I can for how you can study abroad too. The first and most important step to studying abroad is setting it up correctly. A daunting task I know believe … More The First Steps to Studying Abroad
Studying abroad in London was the first time I left the United States alone. I was the first in the family to study abroad. Therefore, I had no expectations and left the States with an open mind. I felt nervous, yet excited on the plane ride to London. It has always been my dream to … More 10 countries and 16 cities later!
The Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London is a must see for all Harry Potter fans. I was not as obsessed with the series compared to some of the people on the trip, but it was still worth the visit. You can go through the tour at your own pace. It was very interactive, fun, … More Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London
I do not know where to start for Paris. It was a quick weekend, but exciting at the same time. The weather was perfect. It was warm and sunny. I could not imagine it getting any better. On the first night that I arrived in Paris, it was very overwhelming because not everyone speaks English. … More Paris
These past two weeks have been fun. I decided to stay in London to explore and find hidden gems throughout the city. London has so many beautiful mews. My favorite is the Holland Park Mews. It is so cute. There are staircases leading up to the second floor. Every house is painted a different vibrant … More Life in London