Reverse Culture Shock: Advice for Your Return from Studying Abroad from the Outgoing Study Abroad Ambassador

About halfway into my study abroad program at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL) I had a panic. In America I was having the time of my life, travelling, meeting people from all over the world, and discovering so much about myself, but then it hit me: I would have to go back to England. So after 11 months, 15 states, and countless … Continue reading Reverse Culture Shock: Advice for Your Return from Studying Abroad from the Outgoing Study Abroad Ambassador

“Being an international student has been such an interesting experience; I’ve met such a diverse group of people that I never would have, had I not come to Missouri” Juliet at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri

‘Just a small town girl’… I imagine Journey were thinking of Fulton, Missouri when they wrote ‘Don’t Stop Believing.’ It’s a small city in the middle of Missouri with a population of approximately 12,000 – which I imagine is made up mostly of students from Westminster College, where I’m currently studying. However, I’m starting to love it here – it’s very different from anything I’ve … Continue reading “Being an international student has been such an interesting experience; I’ve met such a diverse group of people that I never would have, had I not come to Missouri” Juliet at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri

“A year abroad is the best decision anyone can make, you’ll get more out of it than you ever expected!” Jasmine at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri

  Whenever you read about someone’s year abroad, they recount the happy times and fondest memories, as to not scare you into what may be a harsh reality. There are times of homesickness, which can last or be over in a flash, but for the most part the year abroad really is the most amazing time, and a chance you shouldn’t pass up. But, what … Continue reading “A year abroad is the best decision anyone can make, you’ll get more out of it than you ever expected!” Jasmine at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri