How to Avoid FOMO while Studying Abroad

Dottie Porter '20 is a junior environmental science and German major at Elizabethtown College. She studied abroad in Marburg, Germany, which includes a pre-semester portion in Vienna, Austria. Like many students, Dottie had to overcome the feeling of missing out (FOMO) while studying abroad. Her first biggest struggle abroad involved taking pictures. She was so focused on... Continue Reading →

Going Abroad: Expectations vs Reality

Liuba Miranosava '20 is a junior accounting major and French minor at Elizabethtown College. She is working towards her CPA licensing and hopes to work at a public accounting firm in the future. She chose to study abroad in Strasbourg, France so she would have the opportunity to stay with a host family. Her time... Continue Reading →

How Studying Abroad Helped Me Choose the Peace Corps

Jaime Ramos ’18 majored in communications and minored in Spanish at Elizabethtown College. While at E-town, Jaime was a mentor for the College’s first-generation student program - Momentum, a campus tour guide, and a dancer. He also studied abroad in Valladolid, Spain  for a semester. Following graduation, Jaime wanted to work in a Spanish-speaking country... 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 →

The Study Abroad Experience: Marburg, Germany

My time abroad kicked off about eight months ago when I landed in Vienna to embrace the record-breaking hot weather with two strangers. The German semester is different than the American semester—classes don’t start until October—so Vienna was technically a pre-semester program in which we would be taking German and history and otherwise indulging in... Continue Reading →

Living Abroad for a Year: The Truth

Sara Kroboth '19 is a senior International Business and German major. She had the opportunity to study abroad for a year in Marburg, Germany. While in Marburg, Sara had the opportunity to live in Marburg’s Castle.  She knew from the beginning she would want to live in the castle because it would allow her to... Continue Reading →

Living with a Host Family: The Truth

Sarah Pomerantz is a senior international business major at Elizabethtown College. Besides immersing herself in musical theater, doing crafts and playing with her dog, Sarah has a passion for travel and spent her fall 2017 semester in Barcelona, Spain. Sarah had the opportunity to live with a host family and discusses it in her appropriately... 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 →

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