What I Wish I Had Known

As a result of this program, I have developed a deeper understanding of not only my own identity, but who I want to become. It has made me aware of my strengths and deeply aware of my vices. This program has allowed me to recognize my limits and what happens when I spread myself too…

My Growth in London

A transferable soft-skill that I picked up during my time in this program is problem-solving. Being quick on your feet is a skill likely every Londoner has picked up this semester with the countless tube strikes and train breakdowns, making having a plan A,B, and C vital. When one train breaks down, you have to…

Skills I Have Developed

            Through my study abroad experience I have developed both transferable and technical skills through interactions, classes, and out of class experiences. Studying abroad has taught me a lot about myself in a short amount a time. I faced many challenges but with challenges always came with a learning opportunity. I enjoyed facing the challenges…

Skills Abroad

Throughout the duration of my time in Florence, I have been developing both hard and soft skills. In the internship class program, we learned about the differences between hard and soft skills and how it can be hard to define and explain soft skills, while hard skills are pretty self-explanatory. For example, hard skills are…

New Skills in Florence

I can’t believe I have less than a month left in Italy! Coming to the end of the program is feeling bittersweet, as I will be so sad to leave but am so proud of how much I have grown through the program. Studying abroad has been an excellent opportunity to develop skills that are…

Learning in London

Studying abroad in London for a few months has allowed me to develop a variety of soft skills. I think the biggest soft skill I’ve developed while abroad, however, is adaptability. While London is an English-speaking country, there are still cultural differences that I have had to adapt to. I’ve had to adapt to differences…

Adjusting to Italy

Hello! Here is an update on life in Florence and how I’ve adjusted to cultural differences. Apologies for the background noise!