Finals (Living in Akita Pt. 15)

Unfortunately, writing consistently has been difficult recently; with finals having arrived, and thousands of words long essays due, keeping up with anything besides classes has been a task of its own. It’s a shame, especially since tensions are so high between all the students, knowing that soon we’ll all be leaving. I also find it [...]


            What is Italian food? Pasta! I never knew there were so many different types of pastas until I came to Florence! Tuna pasta? Yes, even tuna pasta exists. But there is more than pasta. Pizza is another Italian favorite. And no, American pizza is not the same as Italian pizza. Italian pizza is the [...]

Financial Aid and Study Abroad

Financial Aid and Study Abroad

Lots of students think about studying abroad every year, but so many get deterred due to the price tag associated with a study abroad experience. Well, just like the rest of your college experience, paying for a study abroad experience is manageable with the right tools and information. One thing students don’t always know is [...]

Getting Started with Education Abroad – Thinking About Funding

Getting Started with Education Abroad –  Thinking About Funding

So you want to study abroad, huh? First things first: you’ll want to pick a program, or at least have a general idea! To do so, check out or website here. You can search for programs by location, time of year, or even courses that you want to take. If you are not seeing something [...]