Final Study Abroad Post

Final Study Abroad Post

Upon my arrival back home to Cincinnati, Ohio, a lot of thoughts were running through my head. I was very excited to see my family and friends, eat at familiar restaurants, and start my co-op. I felt a sense of relief that the rigorous course was completed, yet felt...
Heading to Denmark

Heading to Denmark

I was excited to take the chemical engineering unit operations lab in Copenhagen, Denmark for the month of July. To prepare for the trip I began to learn common Danish phrases and read up about the culture and differences between Denmark and the United States. I...
Study Abroad Mid-Trip

Study Abroad Mid-Trip

Prior to arriving in Copenhagen, I arrived in Amsterdam for a layover. Here, I had 30 minutes to get across 4 terminals to catch my Copenhagen flight. After racing through the airport and having a lady fast-track me to the front of the customs, I arrived at my closed...
Pre-departure Italy!

Pre-departure Italy!

I am so excited to be spending a month abroad in Italy on a faculty-led study abroad! I always dreamed of going abroad and this program fit perfectly. I will be earning 9 upper-level credit hours towards my degree and all the classes transfer exactly with a...
Pre-departure Nerves

Pre-departure Nerves

I could not be more excited for my flight today. It is hard to imagine that at this time tomorrow, I will be in Italy. I have always wanted to travel, so as soon as I was presented the opportunity to go abroad, I did not hesitate to start the process. My primary...
Ciao Italy!

Ciao Italy!

I can’t believe I leave for Italy in less than twelve hours. Just one sleep and two flights and I will be in Europe! Like the procrastinator I am, I spent the entire day packing and making last-minute purchases, although I probably wouldn’t recommend this method. I am...
Pre-Departure Post

Pre-Departure Post

I have always viewed education abroad as an integral component of my college experience, believing that it would allow me to accrue a deep cultural understanding of a unique area of the world. As a chemical engineering student, I was required to take three separate...