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Student Stories

Student voices are the most important during study abroad. Hear from your peers about what it was like in their host country, what they wish they had known, and more.

Are you interested in submitting a piece? Please email siena@tulane.edu.

Zoe gives her top three tips for researching abroad as an undergrad.

Julia discusses why she went to Argentina over Spain.

Zoe writes about her perspective on the Critical Language Scholarship Program in Taiwan.

Elena writes about finding friendship on her program and at her host university.

Miranda reflects on living with her host mom in Seville, Spain.

Anya, Caroline, and Emilia reflect on small moments of culture shock.

What was it like to be in Moscow as the invasion of Ukraine happened?

 A comparison in academic cultures between Tulane, French, and English schools.

Anya and Marcelle discuss their racial identities during their semester abroad.

Anya discusses the impact that COVID-19 had on her semester in Scotland.

The challenges and rewards Anya has experienced while navigating language immersion in France.

Anya reflects on the culinary differences between Toulouse and the U.S. Plus, a recipe for Crêpes Suzette!

SIT Panama student Ellie and CIEE Toulouse Anya go through their days.

The series continues this week with a new post about the political differences Anya has experienced between here and the United States. 

Tips on how to say goodbye after your semester abroad.

Caroline writes about her internship experience in Rwanda.

Amber writes about how she balanced pre-med and a semester in Australia.