Category: Rachel

Rachel: The BU Bucket List of a Second Semester Junior

It has recently come to my attention that I only have one year left at BU. I was making my schedule for next semester with Jenn G. (the COMUGrad Office Manager and one of the best people to know in COM) and realized I could plan out all of the classes I had left to […]

Rachel: Internships, Internships and More Internships

Alright, so I’m going to start with a disclaimer saying I am somewhat of an outlier in terms of how many internships I’ve had so far. I am in the second semester of the junior year, and I am currently on my fifth internship. I plan to do at least one or two more before […]

Rachel: 10 Things I Wish I Knew before Studying Abroad in London

When I first left for London, all the changes I considered were big picture: flight, suitcases, shoes. I failed to realize that there are a lot of small things you figure out when you get here that you aren’t expecting. I figured I would let you in on what I’ve learned so far. 1. The […]

Rachel: From Start to Finish: The Race to April 18th

Usually, when I say I’m from Hopkinton, MA, people stare at me with a blank look on their face until I say, “It’s the start of the Boston Marathon.” Hopkinton is a pretty small town, so it’s a big deal when hundreds of runners, spectators, and camera crews suddenly appear on our common. Naturally, living […]

Rachel: Deciding to Apply to Go Abroad

When I first looked at schools, abroad programs were not on my list of priorities. I looked for schools with active student bodies, internship opportunities, and engaging professors. You know, all the usual, positive things and things that BU has. It wasn’t until I got to BU that I realized going abroad is something people […]