Well, my only disappointment is that the classrooms are less like Hogwarts than I had imagined. Though appearance suggests otherwise, the Foundation for International Education FIE has provided me with a magical schedule of courses. I am enrolled in four courses, one of which will begin later this semester. I’d like to give you a … Continue reading First week of FIE classes
Ahh, Singapore. The land of the endless green trees. My time here thus far has been a rollercoaster of emotions, to say the least. I departed Jacksonville on Monday, January 7 at 5:30 am and started to mentally book my ticket home as soon as we were taking off. I flew from JAX-JFK (2.5hrs), JFK-Qatar … Continue reading Camp Singapore!
I take the longest road home. In this case, I took five days in Paris with my mother before taking the train to my new home in London, England. I recommend traveling to your host country, or somewhere nearby, as soon as your visa allows before the program begins. I was able to celebrate the … Continue reading Paris Pitstop: The Road to London
"Anything is possible if you've got enough nerve." - J.K. Rowling Growth. Courage. Faith. These are three things that I hope 2019 brings me. Throughout my life, I've planned and analyzed my way around almost everything. If something doesn't go according to plan, I tend to go into panic mode instantly. I worry about things … Continue reading Faith in the Unknown
https://flic.kr/p/23z2Jm6 https://flic.kr/p/23z2Jm6 In just one week I will be 8,000 miles across the world. Wow, that still has not sunk in yet. In just a few short days we will embark on our journey. I say we because my dad and sister are joining me for a week before my courses start. We are excited … Continue reading Pre-Departure: A Sunrise and a Sweet Surprise!
I started the New Year like my dad would say “Este ano estas empezando con pie derecho,” which translates to “This year, you’re starting off with the right foot.” Growing up in a very loving and close knit family, it can be difficult leaving to a new country for four months but it sure does … Continue reading Narrow streets, wide future ahead
Now, because I was taking the time to fly all the way over the English channel, I figured I should see more of the UK than just London and it's surrounding area. After my escapades throughout London, I, along with Amy (she's my friend I've mentioned in my past two posts so please go read … Continue reading The Magical (and Cold) North
J. Cameron Davidson is a University of Florida student studying abroad during the spring of 2019 in London, England. To learn more about Cameron’s program, click here: UF in London- Study and Intern. What is your year and academic concentration?I am a transfer student in my junior year majoring in public relations with a concentration in … Continue reading Cameron: Spring in London, England
Paige Santiago is a University of Florida student studying abroad during the spring of 2019 in Hong Kong. To learn more about Paige's program, click here: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology-Undergraduate Business What is your year and academic concentration? I am a third-year Finance major with a Nonprofit Organizational Leadership minor. I currently am … Continue reading Paige: Spring in Hong Kong
Erika Guhr is a University of Florida student studying abroad during the spring of 2019 in Vienna, Austria. To learn more about Erika's program, click here: WU-Vienna University of Economics and Business. What is your year and academic concentration? I am a senior marketing major, and I am graduating after my program is over. Have you … Continue reading Erika: Spring in Vienna, Austria