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Absorption: The challenge of continuous travel

The last week has been hectic, to say the least. In under 100 hours (starting last Wednesday) I had hugged my mom and sister goodbye in Virginia; learned 1000+ years’ worth of Dublin’s history on a walking tour; flown to Zurich, Switzerland and met up with friends; taken the train to Riva San Vitale, Switzerland; […]

About Presidential Global Scholars

I’m studying in Switzerland as a part of Virginia Tech’s brand new Presidential Global Scholars program, which is being put on through University Honors. While more (and updated) information can be found on its official page, the program’s mission speaks for itself: “It is designed for ambitious Honors students who seek to reflect on their place in […]

Breaking Out of the American Bubble

While reading USA Today’s article about whether American students truly get out of their comfort zone during study abroad trips, several things stuck out to me. First, I was again struck by the fact that I am extremely privileged to be going back to Europe this spring. The author observed that more and more students are studying […]