A College Student’s Guide to Travel Writing 

Applied Mathematics and English Professional Writing major Ashley Conway '23 attended the Regional Writers of England May-Term Faculty Led Experience in May 2022. She created this piece as a part of her Summer Scholarship, Creative Arts, and Research Project (SCARP) titled Travel Writing: Capturing British Culture through Prose and Image. Traveling is one of the most... Continue Reading →

Hidden History to Modern Pride

Applied Mathematics and English Professional Writing major Ashley Conway '23 attended the Regional Writers of England May-Term Faculty Led Experience in May 2022. She created this piece as a part of her Summer Scholarship, Creative Arts, and Research Project (SCARP) titled Travel Writing: Capturing British Culture through Prose and Image.  I declare / That later on,... Continue Reading →

Journeying to the Top of Glastonbury Tor

Journalism major Faith Morrow '24 attended the Regional Writers of England May-Term Faculty Led Experience in May 2022. She wrote this piece as a part of her 2022 SCARP project titled "Sharing Personal Cultural Experiences Through Travel Writing." Thousands of people must have climbed this hill before me, and thousands more will. I begin my... Continue Reading →

Ethical Travel—A Study Abroad Responsibility

Studying abroad can be one of the most expansive learning experiences during our time at college. Whether we travel for a semester, May term, or summer, innumerable opportunities for us to grow as students and people await. Participation in these experiences, though, necessitates a certain responsibility—one in which we must be educated, ethical, and respectful... Continue Reading →

Keep Calm and Experience London

Claire Weckerly is a senior biology major at Elizabethtown College and spent her spring 2017 semester studying at the University of Roehampton in London, England. During this time, she also had the opportunity to be a BCA Study Abroad Storyteller. Because of royals, Harry Potter, dreamy British accents, and the use of English, choosing London... Continue Reading →

Life after Study Abroad: A Reflection

Jackie Quidort ’14 studied communications during her time at Elizabethtown College. Jackie has a passion for travel and chose to study abroad in Cheltenham, England, where she met her now-husband. Five years later, she has taken the time to reflect on her study abroad experience. Jackie was abroad for three months. The months spent in... Continue Reading →

Making Cheltenham, England Home

Skye McDonald graduated from Elizabethtown College in 2017 with a degree in English Professional Writing. While at Elizabethtown, she had the opportunity to study abroad in Cheltenham, England. After graduation, she was happy to expand her writing experience by writing a blog for BCA Study Abroad. Skye cites studying abroad as one of her most... Continue Reading →

Public Transportation: US vs. UK

While studying abroad, we have found that there are many differences between American and British culture. One of the most prominent differences is how easy it is for people, especially students, to travel within the country. Traveling is obviously a big reason why studying abroad is appealing to college students. It gives them the opportunity... Continue Reading →

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