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Settling In

Today marks the end of my second week of classes. Yes, that means my classes run only from Monday to Wednesday. It is quite… More

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Settling In

Kate Ahern September 19, 2018

Today marks the end of my second week of classes. Yes, that means my classes run only from Monday to Wednesday. It is quite the test of my own discipline to see how often I can actually get myself to do homework. The first week of classes ended up actually… More

Peeling the Layers of a Culture

Diana Angel Alvarez September 14, 2018

The program has officially started! Last week I met in Madrid with Dr. Cabrera, Assistant Director of Arcadia in Granada, who welcomed us to Spain and to the Arcadia -Toledo program. We had a short but substantial tour, were spoiled with great food and… More

I AM... A NUIG STUDENT

Morgan Block September 14, 2018

Today is Friday the 14th of September, and I have officially been living in Galway for a week. It’s crazy to me that I have already completed the Arcadia orientation in Dublin, the visiting & international student orientation at NUIG (National University… More

A Letter to My Mother

Marisa Etzell September 12, 2018

Dear Mom, We are now past halfway through the semester. It’s week 8, and classes are beginning to pick up. I think I’ve finally “woken up” and realized this is no longer vacation and that it’s crucial to do schoolwork while I’m here. It’s crazy to think… More

T-24 Hours

Emily Schneider September 10, 2018

In exactly 21 hours and 14 minutes from the time I am writing this post, I will be on a plane that is taking off to Heathrow Airport. I will be spending my fall semester studying abroad in Wales and I couldn't be more excited. Both my mom and I have been… More

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