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“Reading” Week Adventures in London

At UK universities, we have something called “reading week”. Similar in time length to the United States’ spring break, it… More

Sierra Elmore First Year Experience Stirling, Scotland

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“Reading” Week Adventures in London

Sierra Elmore March 22, 2016

At UK universities, we have something called “reading week”. Similar in time length to the United States’ spring break, it’s advertised as a time to catch up on your studies and plan ahead for essays. And most native students do that. But us study abroad… More

What Nobody Tells You About Study Abroad Depression

Sierra Elmore February 3, 2016

For the past few weeks, I've lived in one of the world's most beautiful countries. Every day has the possibility of adventure; after class I could hop on the bus and go to Stirling Castle, take a train into Glasgow for world-class shopping, or go on an… More

What Are Your Study Abroad Resolutions?

Sierra Elmore January 4, 2016

As an INFP, Ravenclaw, and Virgo, you could argue that I was born to plan and organize. Obviously, this means I’ve created a ton of lists, goals, and Dropbox folders (okay, only one) to plan ahead for my Scotland First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE)… More