Category: Activities: Culture

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Xiaomin Huang reflects on the things she will miss most about living in Vallendar, Germany, as she departs from her semester abroad on the Student Exchange Program --- from her daily interactions with the locals to the fluffy German potatoes!
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Attending Bocconi University in Italy on the Student Exchange Program, Allison Hoffman was able to adapt and learn different styles of teaching from professors, in addition to incorporating the varying cultures brought into her presentation groups from her peers. Allison also shares what she has gained abroad that she thinks will help her in her future career.
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Allison Hoffman reflects back on her experience on the Student Exchange Program in Italy. She "learned to be comfortable with being uncomfortable" while her time abroad. Here is how!
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Lindsay Lieber sits down with her marketing class instructor, Professor Gomez, while studying abroad at Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid, Spain. Drawing from his experience working with Mondelez, Safilo, and other partnerships, they discuss the difference in business culture between U.S. and Spain, as well as skills that are valuable in the business world today.
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Everyone knows the value of professional networking, but how about student networking? Nate Hazen realizes the importance to network with fellow students, as he was abroad on the Student Exchange Program in Manchester, U.K. While abroad for the semester, he expanded his student network to Australia, Canada, Norway, Sweden, and every corner of the US! Read how he expanded his global network and how he benefited.