To the City that Changed My Life for the Better

Before I studied abroad, I thought I understood the world around me. I thought I understood diversity, exploration, challenges, organization, and beauty. Living in London taught me that I really did not understand what these words truly meant and represented. I did not realize the extent of how diversity could impact a company and a…

The Essentials

The biggest challenge I faced abroad was missing my loved ones in the states. Trying to communicate across the world with an eight hour time difference was extremely difficult. To future study abroad students, I would recommend agreeing with your loved ones on a certain day or time to catch up. Once my family and…

The Travel Bug

One of the best things about living in London is how close it is to other famous cities and tourist destinations! I had the most incredible time exploring around the United Kingdom, visiting Bath and Stonehenge. I even had the chance to visit the beautiful countries of Ireland, Germany, France, The Czech Republic, Italy, The…

My 3 Biggest Takeaways

After one tube line transfer, I arrived at Gloucester Road Station, right in time for class. As classes came to a close, I made my way up to the corner to wait for the double-decker bus. This line would take me up the road to visit the Victoria and Albert Museum for a course field…

Expect the Unexpected

Before arriving in London, I expected study abroad to be easy-going. I thought I would be able to visit each and every monument, museum, and neighborhood, and I figured I would be able to easily manage my time for class, work, friendships, and travel. While study abroad has been the time of my life, it…

Welcome to Camden Town

Before coming to London, I imagined the city to be traditional and Georgian-Styled. I pictured myself waking up to see these types of buildings surrounding me with Big Ben in the far-off distance. Fortunately, I was mistaken. While my stereotyped idea of London still holds true, I learned that it is only present in certain…

Busy As A Bee!

Living in London has truly been a dream come true. Busy! But, definitely a dream. During my first week of classes at CAPA, I quickly learned the fast paced nature of the city and the details of my semester’s course load. As a marketing major, most of my courses are business oriented. However, two of…

To a Semester in London!

Sending a cheery hello to you all from across the pond! That’s right, I am studying abroad this fall semester in London, England. Can you believe it? Neither can I! Ever since I was accepted to the Global Business Institute: London Program, I have been smiling nonstop, from ear to ear. My name is Hannah…