Mind the Gap between the US and UK

Studying abroad in London has been an amazing experience and I’m incredibly sad that it has come to an end. I learned a lot while abroad about myself, other people, business and all the different cultures that surround us. My experience studying abroad wasn’t always smooth sailing, but it’s helped me grow into a stronger…

A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

As my time in London is coming to a close, I have experienced and learned a lot in the past few months. I’ve learned a lot about myself, my capabilities and what I enjoy most. It honestly didn’t really hit me that I was abroad until recently. I had become rather home sick in the…

The World is Big and There’s a Lot to Explore

Dear past me, Studying abroad is dramatically different than what you anticipated. You weren’t sure what to expect and you figured you’d get homesick and you were right about that, but the experiences that you have had will make up for this homesickness and allow you to grow as a person, being more open and…

Rooming in Richmond

Living in London has been a blast and I really lucked out with my living arrangements! I was fortunate enough to get the roommate that I applied to have and was even luckier to only have that one roommate! We live in a studio apartment, which is basically just one huge room with a separate…

Traveling Abroad While Abroad Advice: Planning, Finance, Safety

Since I began studying abroad in London, I have been fortunate enough to see many places and experience many things. Planning a trip is a lot more work than I thought, and it can rack up in costs relatively quickly. My travels abroad from England have included Wales, Hungary, Greece, Italy and Spain so far…

The Diverse Boroughs of London

Throughout my time in London I have seen a lot of really interesting areas, filled with different cultures, food and sites to explore. In this blog I’m going to outline three very different boroughs that I’ve visited and thoroughly enjoyed. First Stop Westminster To say there’s a lot to see in Westminster is an understatement….

Professional Pups and Market Research

Working at Engage Research has honestly been one of the biggest highlights of my trip to London thus far. My excitement for this internship began when I found out that it was a market research company that focuses on consumer research, which was my top choice when I applied for an internship through CAPA. My…

Navigating London

Learning how to navigate in London has been a hard work, but luckily with the help of CAPA, my new friends, and the Citymapper app it’s been getting easier to figure out directions on the various forms of transportation. Also, with my Oyster card, I can get anywhere I need to be in the city…

An Introduction to Me

My name is Sarah Feinberg and I am currently a Junior at the University of Pittsburgh, studying Marketing with certificates in International Business and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A little about myself is that I’m 20 years old and originally from Bucks County. I like to joke that I “wear many hats”, but it’s true. I…