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27 Sep | Alexandra Jennings | No Comments

Being a “Fresher” All Over Again

This past week leading up until the first day of school has been filled with different activities aimed for new students, who mostly are freshman, which is called “freshers week”. Being 21 and a senior in college, it was like going back in time to my freshman year attending all of the events and meeting …

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25 Sep | Athena | No Comments

Planes, Trains and Automobiles: How to navigate your time abroad

Studying abroad is a fantastic life event for college students. And as with all things in life that are worth doing, it requires some bravery and a lot of planning. From choosing what to pack to course selections to taking care of everything at home, there is a lot to think about and do! Adding …

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24 Sep | Emily Fitzgerald | No Comments

Please Don’t Wake Me I’m Still Dreaming

Every morning when I wake up I still have difficulty believing where I am. Paros is such a wonderful place. The locals are caring, the professors understanding and the other students are like family.  Sure there are times when I miss people from the states but I remember they really care about me and what …

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20 Sep | Alexandra Jennings | No Comments

From One United to Another

The idea of traveling over 4000 miles to another country came with many mixed emotions, and was a lot easier said then done. There are many factors to be considered when preparing for a trip of this extremity. One of the hardest things for me to do was packing for a three month trip for …

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14 Sep | Emily Fitzgerald | No Comments

Toes in the Water

Before going swimming do you do the toe test?  Slowly you lift your foot from its stable location on the sand towards the water.  The toes wiggle and slowly they descend towards the water.  At first the wetness and temperature are foreign and strange but eventually your body adjusts and you continue your way until …

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11 Sep | Lauren Laslett | No Comments

hola!

My name is Lauren Anne and dis is the fall 2012 blog for Athena Study Abroad in Paros Island, Greece! Here’s the scoop on what’s been going down: left good ol’ miss america what feels like a week and a half ago but in reality its been somewhere around 3 days. My first flight landed …

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