Sharon in Strasbourg, France

Bonjour! I’m Sharon, a French major from Los Angeles, studying abroad in Strasbourg, France through the Syracuse University – Strasbourg program. I’m excited to be sharing my experiences studying at the Sciences Po of Strasbourg with local French students, learning about the blend of French and German culture in the Alsace region, and integrating into French culture as an Asian

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Silvia in Oxford, England

Hey everyone! My name is Silvia Huang and I’m a senior studying abroad at Oxford University for the Fall 2021 semester. I’m a LJST and ASLC double major and will be taking Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management and Ethics, and Italian Renaissance Painting for the Michaelmas term. I’m excited to reflect on expanding our “bubbles” (our personal worldviews that are shaped

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Dorothy in Oxford, England

Hi! I’m Dorothy Scarborough, and I’m a junior studying English and Art History. Throughout the 2021-2022 academic year, I will be studying at New College, Oxford through the Amherst direct enroll program. I’m interested in Oxford’s famous tutorial program and working in small class sizes (hence my enrollment at Amherst), and I plan to write extensively about the differences and

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Amritha at Dartmouth

Hi! My name is Amritha, and I am a junior Biochemistry and Biophysics major from Hartford County, Connecticut. This semester, I am virtually studying away at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire through the Dual Degree Program in Engineering.  Throughout my time studying away, I will use this blog to document my personal growth as I navigate remote study at

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Sustainability Fellow: Rebecca in Copenhagen

Rebecca in Copenhagen

Hi everyone! I’m Rebecca, an Environmental Studies major from Westchester County, NY. This semester, I am studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark, learning about Danish culture, urban planning, and Arctic geology. I am very excited to be able to experience a new culture and continue my environmental education beyond Amherst. As a Global Sustainability Fellow, I am going to be taking

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Sustainability Fellow: Margot in Quito, Ecuador

Margot in Quito

¡Hola! My name is Margot, and I am an Environmental Studies major in the class of 2021. I will be studying abroad in Quito and San Cristobal (Galapagos) this spring. I am from Denver, Colorado, and I cannot wait to immerse myself in a new culture where my studies will come to life. As a Global Sustainability Fellow, I plan

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