• Two students at a rugby game
    April 10, 2015

    Best Friends Take on Ireland

    Every day I’m here, I’m still in awe that I live in Ireland. Yes, it may only be for 5 months, but I still live day to day just as...
  • Students Hiking
    April 9, 2015

    Getting Lost in the Irish Mountains

    Green rolling hills, wild flowers, rain, and accents are the three major components I used to think of when I thought about Ireland. Living here for t...
  • Claudia and others dressed as Disney characters
    April 9, 2015

    “In Every Job that Must be Done, T...

    My job has truly been a blessing. As much as I dream of becoming Tiana, which I clearly cannot do, or becoming a step sister, I would not trade my...
  • Taylor sitting on bench, surrounded by flowers, in London
    April 6, 2015

    A Trendy Internship and Some English Tea...

    I was sitting in a Starbucks, clad in black slacks and a blazer, sipping a grande mocha. I had an essay due the following morning and was two pages in...
  • Stressed Student
    April 1, 2015

    Spring Break!

    Hey all! So like all students who are aspiring to greater heights in their academic careers, I have burrowed myself into a hole and refused to come ou...
Two students at a rugby game

Best Friends Take on Ireland

Every day I’m here, I’m still in awe that I live in Ireland. Yes, it may only be for 5 months, but I still live day to day just as…

Students Hiking

Getting Lost in the Irish Mountains

Green rolling hills, wild flowers, rain, and accents are the three major components I used to think of when I thought about Ireland. Living here for the past four months…

Claudia and others dressed as Disney characters

“In Every Job that Must be Done, There is an Element of Fun.”

My job has truly been a blessing. As much as I dream of becoming Tiana, which I clearly cannot do, or becoming a step sister, I would not trade my…

Taylor sitting on bench, surrounded by flowers, in London

A Trendy Internship and Some English Tea on the Side

I was sitting in a Starbucks, clad in black slacks and a blazer, sipping a grande mocha. I had an essay due the following morning and was two pages in,…

Stressed Student

Spring Break!

Hey all! So like all students who are aspiring to greater heights in their academic careers, I have burrowed myself into a hole and refused to come out until there…

Mickey Pretzel; Claudia hugs family

“Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.”

Birthdays at Disney Thousands of guests visit Walt Disney World or Disneyland for their birthday, and we cast members (CM) make that day magical. CMs try to make each birthday…

person walking on the beach

Spring Break

It’s been a busy time for me and I haven’t had much time to blog. The season’s over and I’ve started to look towards next year and transfer options. I’m…

staring at the sunset

The Irish Life

I am a sophomore at JCC, but I am currently living out an adventure in Ireland! I have now been here for officially three months and five days, and it’s…

in front of Eiffel Tower

England to France: Kindness is Universal

I was in France – aka a country where English is not the first language. I knew very little French besides how to say “please,” “thank you,” “hello,” and “goodbye.”…

Hogsmeade sign

“I solemnly swear I am up to no good.”

For my birthday, my family came to visit me (my mom said she couldn’t not see me for five whole months). On Tuesday, March 3rd, we went to Universal Studios….