Behind the Scenes of Studying Abroad Reply

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By Hannah Akerly1851 Staff

To be young and living in London, England. The most timeless four months of my life and the scariest decision I ever made in my life, but also the most rewarding. Traveling across the ocean and unpacking my bags to make memories with people I have never met before. Knowing these people would become a major part of my life and yet when I stepped on that plane at Logan airport, I had no idea what was to come. Here’s the truth about studying abroad:

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5 Things you might not realize about studying abroad Reply

 

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Skylar was Lasell University’s first student ever to study in Japan! Photo Courtesy of Skylar Diamond

 

By Skylar Diamond – 1851 Staff

After studying abroad, you realize all those people who told you it was going to change your life were right. However, these are five things that you might have not realized about studying abroad until you’ve done it.

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Shoulder to Shoulder: An arm and a leg Reply

By Casey DiBariOpinion Editor 

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Illustration by Robby Rowe

Recently, the Shoulder to Shoulder program’s price has in- creased. Before, the program ran by Study Abroad would offer stu- dents a chance to take a service trip for a week in a country, such as Vietnam or Ecuador, for varying prices depending on the location. But now, the trips have all have a set price of $1,200. For trips that used to be around $500 for Mexi- co or $800 for Antigua, according to students in the old program, this increase has made the trips harder for students to afford.

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Connecting culture & careers Reply

By Skylar Diamond – 1851 Staff

Spring semester is nearly over, and it’s either a one-way ticket to relief or an all access pass to more stress. Seniors, specifically, have to start thinking about what is going to happen after they graduate. On April 10, five speakers from various jobs came to Lasell to present different possibilities for students to consider after they graduate.