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Reflections on a year abroad in Paris

Reflections on a year abroad in Paris

Opinions May 20, 2017 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

  Emily Kowalik ’18 Opinions Editor As my year abroad draws to a close, I have begun to reflect on whether I will be returning to Smith this fall with the same perspectives as when I left. By the time I return to the United States, I will have beenRead More

Falling in love with China: My study abroad experience

Falling in love with China: My study abroad experience

Opinions October 20, 2016 at 8:48 pm 0 comments

  Yujin Pyun ‘18 Contributing Writer Let me tell you, it was a long journey. It was a total of eight months of restless marathon, which was full of unexpected turnouts. Although there were ups, there also existed unexpected incidents and emotional downs. Luckily, there were more ups than downsRead More

Study Abroad in Paris- My reflection

Study Abroad in Paris- My reflection

Opinions September 29, 2016 at 8:47 pm 0 comments

Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor It’s been a little over a month since I moved to Paris, and I’m starting to uncover all the challenges that come with study abroad. Gone are the days of waking up 15 minutes before class starts and still being able to grab breakfast,Read More

Study Abroad And The Smith Bubble

Study Abroad And The Smith Bubble

Opinions September 15, 2016 at 7:22 pm 0 comments

Sidney Lu ’17 Contributing Writer Back to Smith means new beginnings for first years and returning students, and this certainly includes students returning from semesters abroad. The decision of whether or not to study abroad is a choice many students face halfway through their time at Smith, and often times itRead More

Advice from SmithProfessional

Features April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Dear SmithProfessional, I’m a rising junior and all of my friends are making plans to go abroad next year. For financial and academic reasons, I won’t be going abroad and now am worried that I’ll be missing out. How can I make the best out of my JY-Stay situation? -StuckRead More

Photo by Annie Bell '17 | Many students choose to study abroad in Europe for their entire junior year.

What Do You Lose When You Study Abroad?

Opinions February 25, 2016 at 9:00 am 1 comment

Sophia Zhu ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor  We always talk about what we can achieve if we study abroad. However, study abroad is not the only option. The difficulties that we experience when studying abroad are meaningful to our growth, but we should not ignore the fact that there are manyRead More

Photo by Carolyn Brown '16 | Single rooms are typically selected first by juniors and seniors during room draw.

ResLife to Restructure Room Draw for Students Going Abroad

News November 5, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Carolyn Polis ’18 Contributing Writer The Office of Residence Life sought student input to improve its room draw process for students going abroad last Friday in a roundtable discussion at the Lewis Global Studies Center. ResLife needs to reserve a certain number of rooms for incoming first-years, transfer studentsRead More

10 Thoughts Every Smithie Has  When Returning From Abroad

10 Thoughts Every Smithie Has When Returning From Abroad

Features September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Jin Lee ’16 Contributing Writer How does it feel for Smithies when they return from the adventures that others only glimpsed through social media? I’ve never felt more excited to be back on campus than I do as a senior after a year abroad. True, I hardly know anyone onRead More

A Nation Divided by Refugee Migration: What is the Solution for Germany?

Opinions September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Alex Seymour ’17 Contributing Writer I have been in Hamburg for Smith’s Junior Year Abroad program for two weeks now. When I got here, refugee migration was all over the news. There have been a record number of refugees in Germany: 50,000 just in the past week, with the expectedRead More