Study Abroad

Losing my mom was a reminder that life goes quickly. 
Semesters abroad are designed for more than studying and sleep. 
Academic immersion means stepping out of the classroom and into a bigger learning environment.
In the days before my departure, I'm thinking about what it means to study abroad.  
Does adapting to Russia mean choosing to be "beautiful"?
I walked my way from being a tourist to a resident of St. Petersburg.
My tips for learning about your new city solo. 
Sometimes, not wanting to travel is more than just "cold feet."
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