Au Revoir Marseille!

My experience has been a complete mix of total enjoyment and challenging adjustments along the way. I have never been faced with so much possibility, whilst also needing to use my time wisely to maximize my time abroad. This meant deciding which places I should travel to within my time in Europe, but also what…

Note to Self – Pre Marseille

Dear August 25th, 2022 me, you will come to learn many things about yourself and the bits of the world you’ve been able to see by the time you get to where I am now writing this. My growth may not be exactly measurable by the eye, but rather by my own self beginning to…

Planning to Adapt

Adaptability has become the name of the game while studying abroad. Even with all the planning in the world, things are bound to go wrong, and you have to be willing to go with the flow of the situation. As someone who treats making an itinerary like a hobby, this has proven to be a…

Getting Down to Business in Marseille

At Kedge Business School I am not currently doing an internship through the program. This program is not directly through Pitt and therefore has different functions as well as a different structure. Although, I am still continuing to work virtually for my job at home which has certainly added a need for good time management….

Concluding my Time in Vienna

Wrapping up my semester abroad with a video compilation of some of the most beautiful places I’ve been so far!

A Letter to My Pre-Departure Self

As my time abroad comes to an end, I’ve been fortunate enough to reflect on all the different ways that I’ve grown within the last few months. Studying in Vienna has provided an immense amount of opportunities that I will look back on fondly. Experiencing a different education style has broadened my perspective with a…

Entshuldigung-ing and Exploring

I’d be lying if I said that I wasn’t absolutely horrified the first time I caught the German phrase for “excuse me” — hearing “Entshuldigung!” in the middle of a crowded grocery store had me perplexed for hours. How is that word even spelled? Am I sure I caught it correctly? How can anyone actually…

Leben in Wien

It’s been almost a full month since my move to Vienna. Since then, I’ve come across a handful of challenges and new “normals” that have required getting adjusted to. Fortunately, my two week German class has prepared me with the basics to make my transition smoother than expected. My first class officially started on October…