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Adventures In English

My internship in Spain is providing me with the opportunity to improve my fluency in Spanish by teaching English. This makes much more sense than you might expect. Many common…

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Getting Used to Life in Japan

Hello internet. I have been living in Japan for quite some time now. I have been so submersed in all things Japanese, it has been hard for me to sit…

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Heading for Spain!

My journey to Spain for the Global Studies Internship came to me in a rather roundabout way.  My major at Jamestown Community College was Nursing when I took my first…

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Hips Don’t Lie

I had the opportunity to travel to Wexford, Ireland and work in a Sports Med and PhysioTherapy Clinic for six weeks. Paul Berry, over the course of a month gave, me…

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Tropical Biology: Zoology

Animals of Costa Rica With over 800 species of bird, 35,000 species of insect, and 200 species of mammal in an area comparable to the state of West Virginia, Costa…

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Tropical Biology: Montane Cloud Forests

What is a tropical montane cloud forest? Montane cloud forests are a relatively rare type of rainforest, occurring on high mountains in the tropics, generally between 2,000 and 3,500 meters….

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Tropical Biology: Ethnobotany

What is Ethnobotany? Ethnobotany is the study of plants and how native cultures use plants or trees for nutritional/medicinal needs, shelter, and other useful methods of living. There are thousands of…

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What It’s Like to be Back

Hello everyone, So after breaking down my four week schedule in Spain, I can confirm that it takes about a week and a half to readjust to regular life. I’ve…

Work Hard, Play Hard

I have played sports my whole life and I have always thought of my teams as my family. As the season progresses we always grew close, but GAA football and…

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Un horario de mi vida en España

Hola a todos: I cannot believe that it has already been almost four weeks that I have been living in Valladolid, Spain. To use a majorly over-quoted phrase: “I feel…