Studying Abroad The Day Notre Dame Burned

The day Notre Dame burned, I had three weeks left studying abroad in Europe. I woke up from a nap after a final presentation and scrolled through my Instagram. A friend I had met in Stockholm was in Paris for the weekend, and she posted a picture of the Parisian skyline suffocated with dark smoke. … Continue reading Studying Abroad The Day Notre Dame Burned

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Heavener Instagram Take Over

Hello! I did an Instagram take over for the Heavener Study Abroad account, and I wanted to provide additional information as to where I was around town and answer some additional questions. Featured on the Instagram: Telephone box located near Kensington Palace. British exhibit on the second floor of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Metrogate … Continue reading Heavener Instagram Take Over

Please let this be a normal field trip! With FIE? No way!

This semester, I have seen the everyday workings of London businesses and shared a few pints with my classmates to further stimulate our learnings. The British Life and Business class runs all semester, and is a great way to learn more about business and politics in the United Kingdom. I’ve enjoyed taking this class as … Continue reading Please let this be a normal field trip! With FIE? No way!

From International Intern to Tech-Startup Chief Marketing Officer

It’s been a busy first few weeks at my internship in London! I commuted to my office building a few minutes before I needed to be in reception to meet my new boss. Unlike most FIE interns, my coworkers aren’t from the United Kingdom, but they share the common work attitude here of not being … Continue reading From International Intern to Tech-Startup Chief Marketing Officer

London Internship: Fear of Failure Post-Interview

I had my internship interview this past week, and I successfully received the position with a financial tech start-up company. My interview was very casual and explored some of the tasks I will be doing after spring break. I will be doing marketing work, which is a wonderful opportunity to learn marketing for someone, like … Continue reading London Internship: Fear of Failure Post-Interview

Can I get a couple more once-in-a-lifetime experiences, please?

I have been out of the country for six weeks now, but I have been consumed by the fear of ending this program with regrets. My weekend trips out of London have been more organized than my sleep schedule lately. In a month, I’ve explored four different countries and northern England. I’ve made new friends … Continue reading Can I get a couple more once-in-a-lifetime experiences, please?