Experiencing Art in Rome

Experiencing Art in Rome

I’ve been in Rome for just a couple of days to study art and art history and have already experienced so much. We’ve been to the colosseum, the Vatican, and today we went to the Palazzo Barberini where I got to see some Caravaggio paintings! It was a once in a life...
Travel Day

Travel Day

Today is my travel day and it has started off with a huge BANG. First, my flight gets cancelled and I have to rebook. Second, it is Friday the 13th so what else could go wrong? I now get into Stockholm much later than I previously was and I am not very happy about it,...
The Road to Phnom Penh

The Road to Phnom Penh

As I sit in the airport awaiting a connecting flight to Seoul, South Korea (where I will then fly to Phnom Penh, Cambodia), I figured there is no better time to reflect on the pre-departure phase of my study abroad program. Thinking back, I’m not even sure I believed...
Cambodia Bound!

Cambodia Bound!

Hi blog! My name is Jack Steinmetz and I am a Junior studying mechanical engineering on the STEM Path to the MBA.  I am about to embark on the journey of a lifetime to Cambodia for 2 weeks! I am absolutely thrilled as I sit here in the airport waiting on my 30 hours...
Ready or Not!

Ready or Not!

Hi everyone! My name is Sawyer Griffy. I am a mathematics major in the STEM Path to MBA. I am about to embark on a fascinating trip to Cambodia for the next two weeks. I have traveled to Europe on three occasions, but have yet to travel to Asia. This will be a...
Preparing for Italy

Preparing for Italy

If I was to tell myself one year ago that I would be in my final hours before departing to study abroad in multiple towns in Italy I wouldn’t believe it at first due to all of the covid-related restrictions, costs, and just how big of an opportunity this is. I...
Why Madrid?

Why Madrid?

I’ve wanted to study abroad ever since I graduated high school. I knew I wanted to go to a Spanish-speaking country to further my language proficiency, but besides that, I didn’t have much else planned. As soon as I started my sophomore year, I began researching which...
A Week Removed

A Week Removed

Sunset over Piazza del Popolo with St. Peter’s Basilica in the distance A week after my return to the states, I feel well adjusted to home. When I first got off the plane in Atlanta and saw a sign in English I was taken aback. This was slightly humorous but...
Banking & Compliance

Banking & Compliance

My internship happens to be with Maybank, one of the top five banks in Southeast Asia. The company has total assets between 165 billion and 200 billion dollars (saw different numbers quoted), has a total of 2,400 branches employing 45,000 people in 20 different...