Category Archives: study abroad

Just Keep Swimming- Message for new TAPIFers

You might think “France? What’s so difficult about living in France? That would be a dream!” You’re not completely wrong. Living in France can be dreamy. Having just arrived, it probably is pretty dreamy right now. It’s probably not as … Continue reading

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Getting involved in your community: Becoming [French]

One of the best ways to adapt to a new place and make friends (not to mention practicing your language skills!) is to get involved in your community. There are so many opportunities to engage in your community abroad, you … Continue reading

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Where there’s a will, there’s a way: Becoming [French]

Going abroad is an experience that is often undervalued. Many people who have never had this experience don’t realize all the time, effort, energy, and frustration it entails. Going abroad ISN’T all fun and games, nor, in my humble opinion, … Continue reading

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