As my departure date gets closer and closer, I am feeling a rush of excitement and am ready to go abroad. My name is Jacob Limbocker and I just finished my sophomore year at UA and am about to spend the next six weeks in England where I will be taking classes at the London School of Economics.
I think that the summer after sophomore year is a great time to go abroad because you have already completed two years of college and still have time in the future to look at jobs and internships over summers. I knew that I wanted to go abroad at some point in my college career but going for a whole semester is a long commitment that I did not know if I was ready for. My hopes are that this summer will be the perfect test to see if I would like to come abroad again in the future.
In the past few weeks leading up to my trip I have looked at a lot of videos and read up on studying abroad, especially in London in particular. I have even spoken to some people that have studied abroad and/or lived in London in the past who have given me some ideas of things to do and places to see there. Since I am only there for six weeks, I plan on packing my schedule to get the best experience I can in such a globally popular city. I cannot wait to get there and hope to update the blog with all the cool things there are to do in London!