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Reflecting on my first/second year

It was always an awkward introduction when someone asked me what year I was. ‘I’m a second year but its my first year at

Moment of Clarity

This past week has been exhilarating and challenging and inspiring and raw. I hiked over 60 miles of El Camino de Santiago in Galicia,

Cross Country Skiing – kind of

Staying involved on two campuses is one of the things I wish I could perfect. Among the few things that makes it hard to

On Getting Wander-fully Lost

From riding a camel in Morocco to eating Belgian waffles in Brussels to surviving one of the world’s most dangerous hikes to visiting the

My Fraternity Family

One of my favourite academic traditions at St Andrews is the academic family. To briefly describe it: upperclassman students ‘adopt’ freshmen to be their

The Extended Study Abroad Experience

The most common question I get is, ‘So exactly how does the Programme work?’ and it’s a pretty valid question. I didn’t even know

The Student Lifespan – ITPIR Research

This month, I wanted to share an experience from Catie Crowley, a student who currently works with AidData and other projects at ITPIR. Her

Debunking a Transfer Myth: Transfers Don’t Have Time to Study Abroad

One of the biggest misconceptions that I heard before I transferred was that it was impossible to study abroad – there were too many

“Not All Who Wander Are Lost”

This summer I got to check off something off my bucket list, and get class credit.  For five weeks I studied abroad in India.