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The French Mystique

The French Mystique

After a long and eventful stay in England I was ready for the more relaxed pace of France. My introduction to this city was very low-key and involved a tour of the major sites via bus. We saw the Eiffel Tower and learned about France’s…

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Midday in Paris

Midday in Paris

“A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.”  – Charlie Chaplin Though Chaplin is not associated with the lost generation of Paris, I don’t believe there was a more appropriate quote to round of this day…

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A Dream-like Visit to Paris

A Dream-like Visit to Paris

For my first weekend getaway during my time abroad, I felt that a trip to Paris should be the start of my adventures! On Friday, my friends and I hopped on a bus for an overnight trip to the “City of Lights”. We arrived early…

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How Long Should I Go For?

How Long Should I Go For?

Can’t decide whether to go to Barcelona for the spring semester or the summer? Or maybe you’re not sure if you want to study in Greece during fall semester or January term. When students start thinking about going abroad, a big question they ask themselves…

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J-Term 2015: Plan Your Winter Break

J-Term 2015: Plan Your Winter Break

For some students, it’s hard to fit study abroad into a schedule full of academics, activities, sports, jobs and more. In 2014 we ran our J-Term programs for the first time and they were so successful we are back with more programs for 2015! If…

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l’Arrivée

l’Arrivée

Cori studied abroad in Paris (check out her blog), and for her last post as an Alumni Ambassador, we asked what was one of her favorite memories. If you think Parisians aren’t friendly, read on:   One of my favorite memories from studying in Paris…

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Best Travel Stories This Week

Best Travel Stories This Week

What’s going on in the world of travel and study abroad? We have the best stories from around the web right here. The best of our blog: Students Celebrate Holi in India Our Alum Gives You 4 Reasons to go to London in the Summer…

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Happy 125th Birthday, Eiffel Tower!

Happy 125th Birthday, Eiffel Tower!

La Tour Eiffel turns 125 today, so we thought we would share a few fun facts about one of the most iconic buildings in the world. 1. Completed in 1889, it was the tallest structure in the world until 1930 when the Chrysler Building was…

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Orientation in Cannes

Orientation in Cannes

Kellie studied in Paris with us last year and she took advantage of the optional orientation program in Cannes. Why was it her favorite class? Read on. Although I really loved all of the courses that I took in France, my favorite was the language…

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Paris Nous Appartient

Paris Nous Appartient

“The siren that is this city speaks to us insistently even after we’ve moved away. She belongs to us, truly, and to each in a different way. Paris nous appartient.” -Veronique Vienne   I have few words for my experience abroad. Even after being home…

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