Category: Spring 2017

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Thank You, Paris!

It's been nearly one week since I've returned to the U.S., and honestly, I have been putting off writing my final blog post because to me this post concludes my study abroad experience. I am not ready for this chapter of my life to end, but when I reflect on the past four months abroad, I ...

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Dancing in Paris

Today, May 5, 2017, is my last day of dance classes with the USF Dance in Paris Semester Program. This semester has flown by, and I have taken in every single moment of it. Though today will be my last time walking into Micadanse studios as an undergrad student, I can't help but smile when ...

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Goodbye London, Hello World

Our twenties are the most defining years of our lives. We are no longer enshrouded under the refuge of an adult. We are the adult. Sacrifices and decisions are made during this paramount decade of our lives. Our education, careers, religion, values, and even our friendships are all on the line. We begin to see the world embroidered with all its beauty along with ...

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Negotiation

Negotiation between people can be a difficult thing. After working with Nadine Beaulieu through a 3-day choreographic workshop in a 13th-century building in Rouen, I found myself coming out of the workshop frustrated and agitated with my peers. One of the main focuses of this workshop was working with the idea of negotiation with other ...

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Experiences of Traveling

Outside of my program in Paris, I have had the opportunity to travel on my own time with a few friends. Traveling without my program peers and program director makes for a much different experience. When the program travels as a group (19 students total), we have a schedule to follow that instructs where we ...