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Category Archives: Study Abroad
Is it just me or have the past two weeks just flown by? Last weekend I was in London and this past weekend I was in Paris. Even just typing that compels me to pinch myself. Although London and Paris are two of the most important western European cities, they offer two very different experiences.
Leuven itself is stunningly beautiful. Cafes, restaurants, bakeries, bars and more line the cobble stoned streets. Centuries old ornate buildings are a dime a dozen. Continue reading
After spending the first half of my summer as a Loyola new student orientation Krewe Leader, I’m now preparing for my next adventure! In a few days, I’ll be leaving hopping on a plane headed forBrussels, Belgium. Continue reading
It’s a little hard to believe that summer’s almost here, but it is – the weather is getting warmer, the days are much longer, and graduation for our Class of 2012 is almost here. With all the effort it takes to get through the year to summer, what are our students doing?
You never get your college years back, so below are some suggestions to add to your college bucket list before you graduate. Continue reading
The purpose of this Banquet is to raise funds for an international student on an F-1 visa who is ineligible for federal financial aid and most types of scholarships. Continue reading
I’ve been through it 18 times for 18 years in a row, yet I still feel nervous on the first day of class. It doesn’t matter if it’s the first day of pre-school or my last year of undergrad, the … Continue reading
Once I found out that I will officially be studying abroad in India this summer the first thing I felt was trepidation and anxiety. I guess the reality of where I would be spending my summer hadn’t quite set in … Continue reading
I spent five days in Madrid, Spain visiting my friend Lauren who is studying there this semester. Overall, it was really nice to hang out with someone I knew before arriving in Nijmegen and I was there long enough that … Continue reading
When I was growing up I always thought I didn’t have a talent. I loved reading, but unfortunately Oprah’s book club is not exactly an extracurricular. So I spent a lot of time excelling at other things but never really … Continue reading