One Month Left!

One thing that people often forget when doing business with someone from another country is that each country has a different set of cultural norms and standards. As Americans, we love to ask lots of questions, mix our personal and professional lives, and use lots of gestures and expressions when talking. But, other countries, Germany…

From Pittsburgh to Augsburg!

Hiya y’all! My name is Emily Reagan and I am a senior at the University of Pittsburgh. My studies include a Marketing major, French minor, and a certificate in International Business. Academically, I am very passionate about languages and art/design. Alongside my French minor, I am also finishing up the four levels of American Sign…

France Me Manque

It has almost been two weeks since I left Nantes, and every second I am realizing another way in which my time abroad has changed and shaped me into the person I am now. When I first arrived in France, I knew that I would be having an exciting summer in a new country. But…

Adieu France

It is my final day in France today, and the tears have not stopped flowing. I didn’t realize when I first arrived how much my life would change during the short duration of six weeks here. My french has definitely improved a ton. I can understand people’s conversations as they walk past in the streets….

Fancy-Francey

Before I departed for my study abroad program, I had many expectations. I thought I would be eating a lot of escargot, baguettes, and spending my evenings under the Eiffel Tower every day. Out of those expectations, only one of them were reality. I eat a┬áton of baguettes. Like, at least one whole baguette a…

From Paris to Nantes!

I have been in France for only 11 days, but in that short amount of time I feel like I have learned so much and yet have so much to continue to learn. Everyday is a new experience. I go somewhere different, I talk to different people, and I learn new words in this beautifully…

France-y Meeting You Here

My name is Emily Reagan and I am an upcoming Junior at the University of Pittsburgh. I am currently studying Marketing with a minor in French, along with working for my certificates in International Business and American Sign Language (ASL). I hope after I graduate to get a job at an International Marketing Firm so…