I Am Studying Abroad

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    My first time studying abroad was at the age of

    15. I was an Exchange student, in Redwing Minnesota USA. Although I had been abroad on many family vacations, this was the first time living with foreigners on foreign land without my family. My host parents and I still maintain contact to this day. They have become a part of...
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    5 Responses Aug 12, 2015

    Studying In France?

    Hello, I am Pamela from Denmark, I've just finished high school and I want to continue my studies in France because many of my friends and family are suggesting me to go there because France offers more quality education than in my country.. I have a couple of question, if...
    PamelaGip PamelaGip
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2013
    Afga14 Afga14
    22-25, F
    Jul 15, 2014

    I have been in Ireland

    for 6 weeks and I am struggling with depression. I have struggled with it in the past but it difficult now because I don't feel I can talk to anybody about it. All my friends and family think everything must be so amazing here and I don't want to disappoint them especially my...
    acrossthepound acrossthepound
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 7, 2014

    I'm a Chinese girl who is studying in UK,

    and i really worried about my Spoken English, i want to find someone to practice my English. I'm glad to share with you my stories and I'm a really good listener.
    sherry2016 sherry2016
    22-25, F
    Feb 2, 2016

    I haven't been pretty active

    because I'm studying abroad.
    Sakihiro Sakihiro
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2014

    It got accepted into the KIIS program to go to

    Spain this summer. The problem is I need a little more money to help out. If you can and would like to help donate to http://www.gofundme.com/85kuj8
    munchkinfairy92 munchkinfairy92
    22-25, F
    Apr 8, 2014

    My Goal

    It's been my dream since I was 13- studying abroad, preferably in England. I was a kid then, with unrealistic thoughts, but the core of the wish hasn't changed. I've never thought it'd be so difficult- I even changed the school for it. It was the most difficult decision of my...
    nicerain nicerain
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 23, 2008

    I can't decide where to study abroad.

    I'm trying to decide between Ireland, Northern Ireland, Switzerland, or London. Any suggestions?
    babybitch19 babybitch19
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2015

    I'm about to go into my last week of studying

    abroad in France and I can't wait to get home. Everything I have read or heard about studying abroad says it's the best time ever and you just want to go back once you get home. I highly doubt that will be true for me. I can't wait to be able to understand everything someone...
    rysac rysac
    22-25, F
    Dec 12, 2014


    I'm studying abroad in Spain for a month this summer, and I can't wait!
    MiriamSingsLoud MiriamSingsLoud
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2008

    I Want To Get Out Of This County But I Can't.

    I recently came back from an study abroad trip for what last around a month and a half in Japan. After staying there did I realize how beautiful and interesting their culture was and their kindness. Ive made friends who i want to see once more and they ask me to visit but in...
    Sekitsu Sekitsu
    22-25, M
    Aug 1, 2013

    I just moved from Sweden to Rotterdan a few

    weeks ago. It's not a huge change culturally but I still haven't gotten into the language. I know some phrases but I would like to speak Dutch some day. Rotterdam's a cool town with alot of modern buildings and great opportunities for transport. Soon I'm beginning the Master's...
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    Aug 24, 2014


    I moved to US in 11/17 to study. I had a very hard year. I was afraid when my father left me to go back to Kuwait. After couples of weeks I got used to it and was fine. In 06/29 I left the US. I came to Kuwait to spend my summer vacation with my family. I didnt think that...
    smc6 smc6
    18-21, F
    Aug 1, 2013


    I'm originally from the US but moved to England to go to uni.  I'm currently in my second year doing media studies and drama.  I like the British education system better than the American one.  Plus I graduate a year earlier here then if I was in the US. xx
    NostalgicLies NostalgicLies
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 5, 2008

    I'm Studying Abroad In India

    I study in USA. but this semester i decided to come to India on a study abroad program...so far its been the best experience ever.. I've learned so much about the world, tradition, religions. because the good thing about India is the diversity of all of those that we can...
    rajkumari rajkumari
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 14, 2007
    whitecallum whitecallum
    26-30, F
    Dec 20, 2014
    VividMEhot VividMEhot
    18-21, F
    Apr 18, 2016
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