Until Next Time Germany

Back in the US, I have had about 2 or 3 weeks now to reflect back on the incredible experience that was this summer in Germany on this program. Telling stories to my friends and families, I am surprised really by how much growth I did over there. I learned so much, met some incredible…

Reflecting on my time in Berlin

I can not believe that my 9 weeks in Berlin has finally ended and that I have already been home for two whole weeks! I can honestly say that my time in Berlin was one of the most rewarding, amazing, influential, and memorable experiences of my entire life, however, there are still some things about…

Concluding IIP Berlin!

            Looking back at my time in Berlin, my most significant growth were I cultivated a couple fantastic habits and became more disciplined. Firstly, I reignited my passion in reading during this internship period; I developed a habit to read one chapter everyday. It all started during the finals week of last spring semester. I…

A Final Farewell

The IIP:Berlin has been a life-changing experience and has given me the most memorable summer of my life. It has allowed me to grow in my professional and academic abilities, and I have taken away a lot of knowledge that I will be able to apply to my courses within the College of Business Administration….

Looking Back on Berlin

The first week of my IIP program largely consisted of in-country orientations. During this time we did some tours of Berlin, saw some iconic monuments and learned some of the German language. I also began to get to know the other people in the program. The few days we had for orientation went by very…

Danke Deutschland

My first thought when I landed back in the United States just over a week ago was, “Wow. Did all of that really just happen?” This summer was the best of my life, and I am so thankful that I got to experience so many amazing things. Looking back, it almost does not feel real….

Reflection

Alternate Title: ‘I’ve Had The Time of My Life’ playing softly in the background As my time in Germany comes to a close, I’ve had the time to think and reflect on my summer in Berlin. Overall, I am so, so incredibly grateful for the opportunity to not only travel halfway across the world, but…

Recap & Reflection

It’s crazy to believe that I’ve been back in the states for over a week now. Readjusting to life at home has been interesting and I have definitely been kept busy since returning. Although it is nice to see friends and family again, it is still very hard not to miss the adventure of the…

Post Trip Reflection

I have now been home in the United States for nearly two weeks and it feels like I have woken up from a dream I was having. Living in Berlin was a dream come true for me and was something that I was dreaming of ever since I started learning German years ago. I always…