Study Abroad available for Lasers again

By Claire Crittendon & Owen Kwet – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Contributor

At 2 p.m. on February 2, The Office of Study Abroad hosted the annual study abroad fair for prospective students. Held over Zoom in place of the typical de Witt Hall, the event lasted 45 minutes and gathered around 40 attendees.

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Study abroad cancelled for Spring 2022 semester

By Samantha Vega-Torres1851 Contributor

Karina Fernandes posing outside a telephone booth during her Fall 2021 gap semester in London. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Fernandes

In an email sent by Academic Affairs on September 29, students were informed that all study abroad and Shoulder to Shoulder programs for the Spring 2022 semester would be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Behind the Scenes of Studying Abroad

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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

 

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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

By Casey DiBariOpinion Editor 

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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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