Tagged: Study Abroad

Four Years Later: What Stands Out Looking Back

By Bonnie Tynes, SED 2016 As a senior looking back on my last four years at BU, it’s very difficult to narrow down what made this time so impactful. The factors are endless- ranging from influential professors, to friends who have made me see the world in new ways, to the city of Boston itself. […]

Take Me Back to the Land Down Under

By Jessica Schmidt, SED 2015 After I made the 22-hour flight from Sydney back to my hometown last winter and I will openly admit that the culture shock I experienced upon arriving was rough. Instead of focusing on how to adjust back to the cold and the snow, I couldn’t help but relive my time in […]

Studying Abroad – Learning From Experience

By Maria Poccia, SED 2016 For three and a half months, I lived, studied, and worked in London, England. During my time in the United Kingdom, I traveled to ten countries taking fourteen planes, four ferries, two trains and busses, and countless Tube rides. I made new friends and reconnected with old ones. I ate […]

Out of the Comfort Zone

By Meghan Williamson, SED 2015 Last semester I studied abroad in Quito, Ecuador to complete my student teaching practicum. The experience was life changing, as many people who study abroad can attest to. However, it was not just studying abroad in a different country that made this experience affect my way of living. It was […]

A World of Incredible Diversity

“A World of Incredible Diversity” was written by Katherine Carlebach, Social Studies Education major, Class of 2012. I always thought that my college education was to prepare me for my real life job. That the focus should be the courses that would help me understand the way teaching worked, the positive and negative aspects of […]