A Quick Trip to the Mountains

The trip started out by almost missing the bus. I was traveling with two other friends and the one friend was extremely late. We did everything we could to hold the bus, but when I looked out I saw one of the men throwing my backpack onto the ground as they drove away. Luckily, our…

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Hi, I’m Katie :)

Hi, I’m Katie. I am going to be a senior here at Hanover in the fall and I am really excited about being able to blog for the College. If you are a member of the Business Scholars Program (BSP) or plan on it, you know that the summer internship for juniors is one of…

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Baby Steps

Traveling to a new city is fun, but traveling to a new city to live there for seven weeks? Scary. Almost weekly (ok … daily) during school, I call my mom. How do I do laundry? What happens if you eat undercooked chicken? Why does my stomach feel weird? What do I do when I…

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First two weeks

It’s been exactly 2 weeks since I first stepped foot in the vast and beautiful country of India.  I was exhausted from 25+ hours of traveling and a crazy 10 ½ hour time change from Indianapolis to Bangalore.  While I traveled on and off planes to India, I observed women rocking all colors of the rainbow,…

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Ready to take off!

It’s here! At 5am tomorrow morning I’ll be boarding on the 25 hour long flight to India. I am both very nervous and excited.  I don’t feel prepared mentally and emotionally, but then again how can you be prepared for the culture shock of being halfway across the world? Tomorrow I’ll start my journey in Indianapolis,…

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A Day in Pompei

Much too early in the morning, Brianna and I set out to get on the metro and then onto the train to take us to Napoli Centrale. Once there, we found a train which took us to Pompei. Sadly enough, the way to get on this Pompei train was not easy. The information desk is…

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Rediscovering Life with a Roommate

Look how the tables have turned. I have spent the last three semesters acting at a Resident Assistance (RA) on campus. Even though roles of RA’s vary to a certain degree based on the grade, gender, and living expectations of the specific building/area you are assigned, we all have a couple common goals in mind….

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My Little Slice of Leuven

For almost 2 months now, I have had the privilege of calling Leuven home. The more time I have spent here, the more I am coming to realize how wonderful this city truly is. This semester, I have been scrolling through social media to see friends studying abroad in much larger cities – Barcelona, London, Edinburgh….

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