I Studied Abroad

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    I Studied In Rhonda Spain

    I lived in Rhonda, a small town in Southern Spain.  I was there for 6 months during my 2nd year of college and would not trade the experience for anything.  I had multiple years of Spanish throughout junior high and high school but it was rather useless when I...
    bellonium bellonium
    26-30, M
    Dec 12, 2007

    I Love France

    My mother is natively from France, she grew up there until she was 20 and she came to America on a trip, met my father who too was visiting from Europe (the UK). My mother knew virtually no English, so they both sat staring at each other and making gestures. Against her whole...
    lovelikerain lovelikerain
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2013

    Advise?

    I plan on studying abroad in Mannheim Germany next semester. As more time passes I am getting more nervous about studying abroad. I know I won't back out, but at the same time time is slowly winding down until I leave for 4-5 months to live in a foreign country away from family...
    Breathe6 Breathe6
    22-25, M
    Oct 20, 2012

    I Am So Negative Minded.

    technically speaking i have everything which could make anyone happy. but i am not happy, not in the least. i am so extremely negative minded that i never can think of something positive. i am good at my studies and doing good in academics, but i always have a feeling that i...
    thewarrior thewarrior
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 17, 2013

    I Studied Abroad In Costa Rica

    I took a wonderful trip to Costa Rica to study the Spanish language. Amazingly and surprisingly to a lot of people I knew, I took the trip by myself. I flew over with a group of 10 people who I bonded with during the whole trip. It amazed me that we all got along! It was a...
    FascinatedByDreams FascinatedByDreams
    31-35
    4 Responses Dec 3, 2008

    I studied a broad....

    . Many of them.... Still haven't got them figured out yet.... Oops wrong subject,....... Carry on.! Lol Tommy
    CBRguyspanks CBRguyspanks
    46-50, M
    Mar 14, 2015

    And I Got Detained!

    My five months in Morelia, Michoacan were life-changing. That sounds like such a weak, hackneyed descriptor for what I went through there, but it is accurate. Things I will never forget: the hauntingly beautiful paisajes, the agave, the mountains, the lakes and...
    ultimaluz ultimaluz
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 20, 2007

    Study In Turkey (hotel Management)

    Euro Educational Consultants Offering Study Hotel Management in Turkey with Paid Internship 9.5 Months of Certificate Programme with 3.5 Months of Study with 6 months Paid Internship and minimum US $300 monthly salary. This internship also includes free accommodation and meal in...
    hammadalikhan88 hammadalikhan88
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 2, 2012

    Japan, A Dream Come True

    I knew in high school I wanted to study abroad in Japan in college. I looked for it when selecting schools, and I started asking for tips on the application when I got settled into school. Luckly, I got to go. I went to Kansai Gaidai in Osaka, Japan. It was amazing. If you go to...
    orangeberri07 orangeberri07
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2010

    I Studied Abroad In Scotland.

    So last Fall I went to Scotland. It was amazing, but also nerve racking because it marked my first time being abroad. During the process I ended up choosing Scotland as the place I wanted to go because of the history, architecture and my love for the cold weather. When I got...
    agraceful28 agraceful28
    22-25, F
    Jul 29, 2013

    10 months in Vienna, Austria

    when I was 16. Best experience of my life. I cannot believe my parents trusted me enough at 16 years old to go off in a foreign country!
    gingerlope gingerlope
    22-25, F
    Feb 7, 2014
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