I have always been a perfectionist. Even in high school, I always held myself to the highest, and frankly, most unattainable, degree for success. Since coming to the University of Texas, I have tried my hardest to reevaluate my standards. Of course, I make sure to work as hard as… read more
What Do You Do When Studying Abroad Requires Studying?
When my friend showed me a tweet earlier this week that stated, “I see all of this abroad, but no studying,” I giggled. The tweet seemed accurate because students have the opportunity to travel within their designated and surrounding countries while shopping and exploring at some unique sites. Personally, I’ve… read more
Four Tips for a Successful Time Abroad!
Hello, it’s Mykaela again and I am writing to you after safely returning from a weekend in Paris. As a quick refresher, I am doing a Maymester abroad in Cambridge, England studying education, however this weekend I had the pleasure of traveling to Paris to visit my best friend. I… read more
Have Fun, Take Pictures, Be Safe
“Have fun, take pictures, be safe. This is a once in a lifetime experience.” That’s what I consistently heard from my loved ones as I prepared to embark on my journey across the pond to the United Kingdom. Overwhelmed was an understatement and the pressure of seizing every opportunity this… read more