PACKING TIPS FOR GOING ABROAD

What does one pack for a semester (or year) of to study abroad? The Christmas before I left for Spain, I received two large purple suitcases. In those suitcases, I had to fit all the contents on my life for the next four months, a task I thought impossible. But guess what? I succeeded and […]

LIVING WITH A HOST FAMILY

Home Away From Home When people ask me where I’m from, they’re usually asking what place I call home. Ever since I studied abroad in Madrid, this question becomes a little more complicated. While I am proud to say that I am from Kansas, as this is where my family still resides today, there is a […]

MADRID, SPAIN

MADRID – THE BASICS Madrid is the capital city of Spain, and the population of its metropolitan area includes more than 6 million people. Madrid is known for its art, architecture, cuisine, sports and music. It is home to several renowned museums, including the National Museum of the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Reina […]

PRE-DEPARTURE PREPARATION

The most difficult part of the study abroad process is applying. While there are numerous forms to fill out and things to do before you go, the Study Abroad office is here to help and make the process go a little bit more smoothly. However, two of the most important documents you will need to […]

HEIDELBURG, GERMANY

ENJOY GERMANY – THE BASICS Heidelberg is one of Germany’s most beautiful cities, known for its friendly, relaxed approach to life. It hosts a wide range of cultural activities such as theater, dance and music, and all types of shops, pubs and sports facilities. Heidelberg is on the Neckar River in southwestern Germany, one of […]


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