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Food Culture: America vs. Korea

I have been in Seoul for over a month now and with any new place comes new foods. Within Seoul, there is no shortage of traditional foods and western-inspired cuisines. There are many differences...

A Piece of Home

A Piece of Home

I have been in Manchester for a little over a week now. There so many differences about this place. Such as the size of the houses and roads or the British slangs that makes...

Stay Connected While Abroad | Cell Phone Options While Overseas

Stay Connected While Abroad | Cell Phone Options While Overseas

Many first-time study abroad students and travelers alike struggle to figure out the best option for staying connected, meaning how they will be able to use their cell phones while abroad. People use their...

I Am Going… to See the World

I Am Going… to See the World

I have always told myself that I would never allow anything to hold me back. Not fear or failures, and not friendships or doubt. I mean absolutely nothing. However, this summer has been a...

From Summer Internship to Abroad 

From Summer Internship to Abroad 

As the summer winds down and seasonal internships come to an end, time begins to speed up as the fall semester rapidly approaches. As I zip up my third suitcase and take one last...

Destinations and Journeys

Destinations and Journeys

“It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” This is the iconic Ralph Waldo Emerson quote that I’ve always admired. It makes me think of long road trips down winding roads, but also lets me...

Only The Beginning

All in all, the most memorable part of the trip as a whole were the people I met. Working 8 hours a day in an office full of people with completely different lives from...

My Relationship with Singaporean Business

(submitted on extension) In business school, we learn that maintaining relationships in key in business. I always knew this to be true, but did not truly understand it until completing this global internship. It...

New Friends in Ireland

New Friends in Ireland

Throughout my trip, I have been lucky to meet many new people, both American and Irish. When I first came to Ireland, I felt really welcomed because Irish people are extremely friendly and willing...