study abroad, studying abroad, study abroad in Aix en Provence

When I first arrived in Aix-en-Provence, I thought the semester would last ages and I would never become truly accustomed to life abroad. I was wrong, these four short months in...

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I am used to hearing about being immersed in a culture is the best way to learn the language. It is, trust me. I didn’t really understand the magnitude of this statement...

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When you embark on your study abroad journey, it’s likely that you’ll end up in a country you’ve never been to before. With new surroundings comes the necessity for new cultural...

Whether going to school, into town, or to the nearest pizza place, walking is my main mode of transportation. I’ve enjoyed getting to know this area just by the walks I...

Watch me annoy my roommate as she makes us Beef Bourguignon for dinner! It’s the perfect French dish for anyone who likes a savory treat, but takes ALL day to make,...

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Attire in Grenoble, France is vastly different from attire in my university, Grenoble Ecole de Management. It might as well be as different as black and white. Overall, the fashion of...

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I like food…a lot. So you can imagine my excitement when I learned about the cooking classes that CEA organizes for us at the Atelier des Chefs. The menu changes every...

The life of a college student usually isn’t too exciting… Unless you’re studying abroad, of course! In Paris, France, the hustle and bustle of daily life is a chock full of fresh,...

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Studying abroad doesn’t have to be a terrifying process. Especially if your study abroad program isn’t directly through your school like mine is. Here’s how my process went: Preparation Once I...

Every year, shortly after Armistice Day, Aix en Provence begins to prepare itself for the Christmas season. The Cours Mirabeau is refitted with stringed lights, carnival rides, and wooden shop stands. The...