Well it's almost here, tomorrow evening I begin my journey to Prague. Since I have traveled to a foreign country on my own before, I was expecting this last week at home to be relatively calm but still full of excitement. Surprisingly, that's not what has happened. Instead, this past week has been full of worries: … Continue reading The Last Day Before Prague
Catherine Clausen is a University of Florida student studying abroad during Summer A of 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic. To learn more about her program, click here: USAC - Prague. What is your year and academic concentration? I am a rising senior majoring in math and minoring in UFTeach-math and actuarial science. Have you traveled … Continue reading Catherine: Summer in Prague
Last weekend, I had the privilege of spending some time in Copenhagen. It was way colder than it is in Prague however it was nice to see another city in a different country. I never would have thought I would go to Denmark! During the weekend, I broke away from a group in order to … Continue reading Prague is Home
The truth is, I've done it before. Prior to beginning my studies at the University of Florida, I spent a year abroad on what is called a "gap-year program". This program consisted of several friends I've made over the years, staff members who are there for us 24/7 and live with us, and a programmed … Continue reading The Truth About Studying Abroad
Since my last post, a lot has happened. I began classes which I really enjoy. Each is 3 hours long which is a lot to sit through. My classes are only on Monday and Tuesday to allow time for exploring and traveling. About 20 people are in each class and they are all lecture based … Continue reading Latest Update!
What a whirlwind of emotions! Because I came to Prague from a nearby location, I was one of the first students to arrive.While this had the perks of choosing my bed, unpacking without being in someone's way, and acclimating a bit as my own self, the loneliness I experienced was something I had not predicted. … Continue reading The First Day
When I tell people I am spending my semester abroad in Prague, I receive nothing but positive responses. Everyone says how beautiful the city is and great the people are. In preparation to leave, I have read multiple blog posts about Prague, European culture, European fashion, and more in order to prepare myself for the … Continue reading Abroad Prep
Abby Newman is a University of Florida student studying abroad for the Spring 2016 semester in Prague, Czech Republic. If you want to learn more about her program, click here: CEA - Prague (Anglo-American College). What is your year and academic concentration? I am a Junior, majoring in Elementary Education and Jewish Studies. Have you traveled abroad before? If … Continue reading Abby: Spring in Prague