Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Category: Study Abroad

Berlin- a City in Progress

My trip to Berlin from Stansted Airport in London was exciting. A soccer group was on our 6:30 am flight to Germany. They were rowdy and cheered to the point that they were almost kicked off the flight. It was a hilarious precursor for our fun weekend. In Berlin there aren’t many people who speak English. It was quite challenging…

A bump on the road to graduation

As many of you may know, not everyone graduates college on time. Whether it is because of a lack of credits, past mistakes, failed or withdrawn classes, etc., some students may need to come back for a semester or even a full year. The first thing we do is panic and feel like our lives are turning upside down. We…

Strose Envy and Peace of Mind

Hello Saint Rose! I  hope everyone’s semester is off to a smooth start. My Italian adventure is quickly approaching! Brushing up on my Italian lingo, purchasing a selfie stick, and packing is only adding to the suspense! My flight leaves on January 27th. While I am incredibly excited to go, I have been missing Saint Rose these past two weeks.…

Your Ultimate Study Abroad Guide

Ciao! Let’s talk about study abroad. Study abroad seems to be a beautiful Faberge egg on our campus. It’s a buzzword. It looks beautiful. It’s elusive. Everyone wants to go, but do you know what it takes to get overseas? The task is initially daunting. Have no fear; I’m here to help. I have been blessed with the amazing opportunity…

Guest post from abroad: “Ciao, Firenze”

Paige Thomson ’16 shares guest blog posts about her study abroad experience in Italy during the spring 2014 semester. More about Paige:  I’m a business major with a double concentration in finance and financial planning and I just finished my sophomore year. I just returned from studying abroad in the wonderful city of Florence, Italy. I’ve always wanted to study abroad, and I decided on Florence,…