Cheerio, London

And just like that, my time in London has come to a close. Although my experience in this amazing city was cut short, I was still able to make the most of this study abroad opportunity. I had many times of achievement, but also faced a lot of challenges. The biggest that stands out to…

Simbiotik and the challenge of being an intern abroad

Over the past six weeks, I have been an intern at Simbiotik, a partnership marketing agency in London. The office is located Farringdon neighborhood of the city, which has given me the chance to take the Tube and commute to the office four days each week. The working environment is small and very personal, with…

MTV, Welcome to my Flat!

While studying abroad in London, I am living in an apartment-style situation with a group of other students from other Universities in the United States. Located in the Shepherd’s Bush area of the city, our building is behind a Sainsbury’s shopping centre, which makes finding groceries really easy! I found this new home through CAPA,…

Bloody Hell! Welcome to London

Hi everyone! My name is Nick Grimes, and I am a Junior at University of Pittsburgh College of Business Administration. I originally Hail to Pitt from New Jersey. While at Pitt I study Marketing with a minor in Political Science. I am also a member of the Certificate in Leadership and Ethics. While on campus…

Hasta Luego Bolivia

Over the past semester, I have had time to reflect on the experiences our team had. There have been many lessons for us to learn throughout the process. The key skills that I learned have been in regard to teamwork and accountability. The group had never been in a class together, and some hadn’t met…

The City of Eternal Spring (Break)

While abroad, the team encountered problems in many regards. However, none were major, and we were able to work through them all. There were the expected, with long travel days and a language barrier. We also had moments where we were forced to make quick decisions or change paths from the original plan. In all…

Bolivia: One Week Away

As our Service-Learning excursion to Bolivia quickly approaches, we have begun preparing ourselves to be in-country and finally interacting with the wonderful people involved with the CEOLI organization. Seeing the school in person, we can appreciate what all the work has gone towards. This is an experience I have been looking forward since last year,…

Meet the Pitt Business Student Bloggers for Spring Break 2019!

Meet the Spring Break 2019 Pitt Business Student Bloggers: Spring Break Bloggers Meet the GSL Bolivia Student Bloggers: Spring Break 2019 Bloggers: Nicholas Grimes | Cross Kotrozo | Holly Linder | Haley McArthur | Gemma Skidmore | Camryn Ward See all the GSL Bolivia blogs by clicking here. Meet the GSL Puerto Rico Student Bloggers: Spring…

Spring Break ’19: Bolivia

Hi, my name is Nicholas Grimes. I am a Sophomore in Pitt Business, studying Marketing and Political Science. I hail to Pitt from New Jersey, where I’ve lived for fourteen years. I came to be at Pitt after originally falling in love with the campus and the city upon my first visit. I have enjoyed…