Goodbye for Now London

My study abroad experience in London is a part of my college career I will remember for the rest of my life.  Before this experience, I had never left the country, I had never flown on a plane by myself, I had never lived in a “global city,” let alone even known what that meant….

Reflecting on London

It has been almost 2 weeks since I have come back from my time abroad in London and being back has given me an opportunity to reflect on my time there. This experience has truly allowed me to grow professionally, academically, and personally. Since being back, I have really been able to see how this…

Reflecting on London and Setting up the Future

By: Samuel Babitsky It has been two weeks since I stepped on that airplane to return home. Two weeks without going to class and traveling on the London Underground. Fourteen days of not seeing the usual double-decker buses, the busy city streets, and the city I had worked and lived in for six long weeks….

6 weeks in London!

As I am now getting ready to move back to Pittsburgh in a few weeks, I am reflecting back on the most eventful and beneficial 6 weeks I just spent in London. I don’t think I realized how much I was going to grow and how much I was growing while being there, until I…

Lessons From London

As my time is coming to an end in London, I have been able to reflect on all the lessons I have learned along the way. I am so grateful for this unique opportunity to grow and understand my strengths and weaknesses coming into this journey. Here are three pieces of advice that I would…

growing in London

It is safe to say that professionally speaking, these six weeks in London have been extremely helpful for both developing soft and hard skills. During my time abroad, I was able to take one class and one internship in the accounting field. This was my first work experience within my major and my first work…

Cheers, London

After living in London for just six weeks, I have grown immeasurable personally, academically, and most of all, professionally. My internship in London was with Rainbow, an office furniture supplier, and this was my first experience working in an office. My only prior internship experience was completed 100% virtually so I did all of my…

Lessons from London

These past 6 weeks in London have gone by so fast and I cannot believe that my program has come to an end. I have learned so much both inside and outside of the classroom that has greatly contributed my professional and personal development. Being able to participate in this internship abroad, was one of…

See You Later London!

As I approach the final days in London I wanted to reflect on my experience. These couple of weeks in London have made me very proud of myself. I didn’t know what to expect when I was thrown into an unknown environment, but I am impressed with the outcome. I went on adventures, created new…