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Behind-the-Scenes: An Archaeological Dig in Greece

Written by: Aidan Gregg  |  Summer 2022 Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology Field School It’s 95 degrees there are no clouds in the sky to protect you from the sun. You’ve been working deep in a trench with a pickaxe … Continue reading

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A letter to a future study abroad student: a melting pot of advice, suggestions, and other random things

Written by: Peer Advocate, Jacqueline Bickhaus A letter to a future study abroad student: a melting pot of advice, suggestions, and other random things Dear future study abroad student, I am so jealous of you. Your upcoming endeavor may potentially … Continue reading

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Study Abroad + Study Away: Butler Semesters in Spain and NYC

Written by: Peer Advocate Raziya Hillery Having the opportunity to study away twice throughout my college career is an incredible privilege I was able to have. My sophomore year of college, in Fall 2019, I studied abroad internationally in Madrid, … Continue reading

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Amazon

Written by Madison Pines, Digital Nomad Diversity Awardee Right foot forward. Left foot forward. Right foot forward. Left foot forward. Look down at the brown and wet earth beneath your feet. Look up and see the thousands of stars littering … Continue reading

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Life Hacks and Helpful Tips for Studying Abroad

Written by: Peer Advocate Melanie Klaben I know from experience that studying abroad can be very overwhelming at first. When I landed in Paris last September, I felt like I knew nothing, but I quickly settled into my new home … Continue reading

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Day in the Life: GALA Galapagos

Day In the Life Written by Madison Pines, Digital Nomad Diversity Awardee Day 52 – Galapagos My morning started at 5:45 to watch the sunrise over ocean. I sat on the patio listening to the sounds of the ocean and … Continue reading

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Taking Pride in One’s Own Native Language

Taking Pride in One’s Own Native Language By: Digital Nomad Diversity Awardee, Maria De Leon Many generations have lived and continue to live in a society where norms are perpetuated, practiced and lived up to. In the world of languages, … Continue reading

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Host Family and Homestay

Host Family and Homestay By: Peer Advocate Katie Brownlee From the many stories I’d heard from study abroad alumni, I’d learned that homestays had the potential to shape a study abroad experience – for better or for worse. Despite a … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Blog: A Friend Who Changed my Experience

Study Abroad Blog: A friend who changed my experience By: Peer Advocate, Addie Gorgoni I was always hesitant to go abroad by myself. I’m a relatively independent person but going abroad was a completely different realm of independence. The furthest … Continue reading

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Mamma Mia: Here We Go Abroad Again

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Abroad Again By: Peer Advocate Jack Shirley Caution: A laughable number of Mamma Mia puns lie ahead When me and my friends decided we would be studying abroad in Fall of 2019, we knew we … Continue reading

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