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Eternal lessons in the Eternal City

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By Melanie Chan As my study abroad experience in Rome comes to an end I can confidently say that it was an enriching and enthralling experience. I thought what better…

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Becoming me in Rome

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By Rachel Caruso I have one semester left of college and I knew that studying abroad this summer was my last chance to fulfill a college dream of mine. Coming…

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Enlightenment: A Globally Immersive Experience

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By Jp Tamayo For the past several years of my life, since my early teens, my dream job has been to one day be the CEO of a major and…

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An Open Mind and a Full Stomach

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By Hanna Christerson Being introduced to new cultures and places can be particularly challenging, but the confidence and compassion I’ve gained these five short weeks studying abroad in Rome, convinced…

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Our Culture

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By Emma Piziali Studying abroad has been an experience. An experience that has taught me a lot, but most importantly about adapting my role to fit any environment, or culture,…

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Blog Post

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By Daniel Saldivar To start off I’m going to write about what I learned most about myself on this study abroad trip to Rome. First, I am very blessed. I…

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Work to Live or Live to Work?

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By Christopher Page Studying abroad in Rome this past month has been an eyeopening experience for me because it took me outside of the American model: good grades in high…

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Sushi in Rome

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By Benjamin Chen Friday morning, 1:30 AM. I was exhausted and looking for a late-night snack to satisfy my hunger. I stumbled out of my apartment and headed to a…

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By Armaan Monshizadeh The most interesting that we have talked about in class in my opinion is leadership. The mission statement of my high school was to “form faith-filled leaders”…

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Discovering the Unexpected

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By Abigail McCollough While studying abroad, I have found that time is expensive, and a handful of moments are invaluable. In the midst of unfamiliar customs, food, and community there…

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