University of Sydney, Australia
Hey y’all! My name is Allison Gordon and I’m a junior at Brown University concentrating in History. I was born and raised in Atlanta, so those New England winters have been a brutal awakening! This semester, however, I’m leaving the chilly city of Providence for the warm sun of Sydney. I love writing, beaching, exploring new places, and trying lots and lots of food. I’m so excited to experience the continent down under and I can’t wait to share it all with you!
This weekend, three of my friends and I flew to Avalon, a tiny airport outside Melbourne, to drive the Great Ocean Road. Although we had carefully planned the week before, the trip felt spontaneous and exciting. It’s definitely not something I would have… More
Finding balance in college is difficult. On paper, I went to college to expand my educational opportunities, get a degree, and secure a job after graduation. But I also went to join clubs and societies, meet new people, and maybe sleep in every once… More
During orientation, our leaders asked us to write a list of goals for our study abroad experience. I usually find these exercises unbearably cheesy, but I really tried to put thought into what I hope to get out of the trip. My list was long, with both… More