Student Stories

Domed building in London

"I spent the semester at University College London, which was my first adventure east of the Atlantic. At UCL, I took courses in Earth Sciences, History, and Art History and played on the university club ultimate Frisbee team, both of which allowed me to fully soak-in UK life, from tournaments in industrial Manchester, to field-work trips at the white cliffs of Dorset."

Erica Yee SEAS '17

“One of the biggest reasons that I recommend studying in Berlin for a whole year is the way it allows you to immerse yourself in the culture during the first semester and really reap the benefits your second semester.”

Miranda Arakelian CC’17
Arches in Amman

...My favorite experiences abroad were made so meaningful simply because I engaged with the people around me.

Ellie Dominguez CC’17

“I came back realizing that these four years aren’t about becoming something great or discovering your destiny but about learning how to be a better person and how to be a member of a community, locally or globally.”

Elsbeth Kane CC’17