Things I Wish I Had Known Before Going Abroad

Going abroad is one of those experiences that everyone who has done it seems to rave about. It almost seems as if there are no bad things to it, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. No one really likes to admit that there’s days in your exchange when it really just sucks or…

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Goodbyes and Other Thoughts on Going Abroad

I will land in Amsterdam in less than 3 days and I am slowly starting to realize that I won’t be seeing my friends and family for a really long time. This is definitely the worst part of going on a semester abroad – for anyone involved. I have talked to multiple friends who have…

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Hungry for Holland – Starting my Journey

I had my name put on the waiting list for a semester abroad in November 2017 and in October 2018 I finally received the email to confirm that I will spend half a year in Amsterdam! As you can probably already tell, the process was long and challenging in different ways, but in the end it…

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