Goodbye Shanghai

This past summer has been an experience of personal, professional and academic growth. I got to live and work in a China for two months which was an unreal and amazing experience. As the summer came to an end I began to reflect upon my time in Shanghai. I realized that I have grown tremendously….

Introduction – GBI London

My name is Harrison Poutre and I am a Marketing and Supply Chain management major in the class of 2021. I am extremely excited to be returning to London for the fall semester after a short visit in July to watch my favorite Baseball Team, the New York Yankees, play in the MLB London Series….

Introduction: AIFS London

Studying abroad has been a goal for me ever since I got to college. I’ve barely ventured outside of the United States, and have never spent any time in Europe. I have spent nearly the entirety of my life in New Jersey, and, as of recently, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. While a large part of my…

Introduction: ISA Madrid

For as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to go abroad. Growing up, I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to travel to a wide variety of places. Each place my family traveled to, I was always finding that I did not have enough time to fully submerge myself into my…

BSEL Reflection

It’s been a while since I’ve returned from my experience in Berlin and I am forever grateful for the opportunity I was given. I feel more capable than every to handle myself in foreign situations, and find my way through any obstacle. The diverse group of people I met are friends that I hope to…

Introduction: CIEE Shanghai

Since the end of the CET Harbin program until the start of my next study abroad program CIEE Shanghai, I have actually not left China and do not plan on going back to the US until December. In total, my whole entire study abroad venture in China is just over six months. Two months in…

Cultural competence all around

This past weekend, I’ve come back from adventuring around more of Ireland. Although I’ve been here for nearly two months, the country’s landscape and even Dublin city is still just as amazing as on the first day. One thing I can’t get over is the greenery. There is an insane amount of greenery basically everywhere…

Final analysis

Wow! What an amazing experience! The city of Madrid, Cats Hostels, my host family, and all my new friends! Reflecting on this experience will take me back and visit so many fond memories. The primary focus of this paper will be on the internship; I will include everything that I deem necessary for a person…

My Time in Bimini, Bahamas

I have spent the past week living in the world-famous Bimini Shark Lab (Bimini Biological Field Station) brushing my teeth with saltwater and learning about marine biology. It has been the highlight of my undergraduate career and has most definitely altered the path of my future career. Three years ago I reached out to a…