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Maymester 2018 Stops 3 and 4: Murren and Grindelwald

Jun. 13, 2018—Hello again! Before beginning, if you have not yet read my previous posts on the Maymester program I was able to be a part of, be sure to check those out for more information on what a Maymester is and what brought me on this trip.   After Monte Verita, our exploration of culture and...

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Maymester 2018 Stop 2: Monte Verita

Jun. 12, 2018—Hello again! Before beginning, if you have not yet read my post on our Maymester’s first stop, Geneva, Switzerland, be sure to check that out for more information on what a Maymester is and what brought me to Switzerland. So, to pick up where we left off, I travelled to Monte Verita with my class...

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Maymester 2018 Stop 1: Geneva

Jun. 12, 2018—Hello and happy summer, Inside ‘Dores readers! While spring semester at Vanderbilt ended in early May, many students took part in Maymester courses throughout the month of May to explore subjects of interest with Vanderbilt professors either on or off campus, often travelling abroad. A Maymester course is like most courses you can take during...

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Summer Recap: My Time in Copenhagen

Aug. 23, 2017—Earlier this year, I posted about my application process for summer study abroad programs, and this summer, I was lucky enough to be accepted into the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) to take classes in Copenhagen for six weeks. While I was in Copenhagen, I took two classes: The Meaning of Style and Children...

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Claudia Willen's Day Off

Oct. 27, 2016—Inspired by the one and only Ferris Bueller, I decided to book a flight for this past Wednesday and spend my class-free Thursday roaming the streets of Chicago. Okay, only half true. I was inspired by the classic coming-of-age film, but my trip was definitely not as spontaneous and care-free as I like to make...

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Another Chapter Over

Dec. 30, 2015—My abroad journey has come to an end.

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Emilie’s Declassified Abroad Survival Guide

Dec. 20, 2015—The 411 on study abroad from yours truly (not Ned Bigby).

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Feeling Safe

Dec. 2, 2015—In light of the recent attacks in Paris, many people worry about the safety of students studying abroad. Here are my thoughts on safety abroad and at Vanderbilt.

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A Tourist in my Own City

Nov. 15, 2015—Whether it's in Barcelona or in Nashville, take some time and be a tourist in your own city once in a while.

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FOMO is real

Oct. 25, 2015—Vanderbilt Homecoming Week 2015... from Barcelona!

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