Tag Archives: study abroad

Rejeanne smiles at camera with new friends in Japan

Looking Back, 2 Things I’d Have Told Myself

Reflecting on my time in Japan Around this time last year, I was nearly confirmed to start my internship teaching English in Japan. Something that I had been thinking of…

Zoe Tyler stands in front of Spanish castle

Reflection on My Travels to Spain

Food, Family, and Experiences in Spain My second spring semester as a Jamestown Community College student started off in Spain. It was exciting for me because I’ve never left the…

Thank you, Jamestown.

Thank You, Jamestown I really am not sure where or how to start this. I moved to Jamestown from New Zealand in July 2018, full of excitement but also uncertainty….

Sydney at a castle in Spain

Returning Home from Spain

Saying goodbye and traveling back home In the past I had traveled, returned home and then said I felt homesick for the place I had been. Little did I know,…

Sydney and her host mom and one of her sisters and her friend at a local museum

Studying Abroad in Spain

The start of my journey to travel abroad through JCC Have you ever thought of going to a different country to learn about a new culture? I dreamed of the…

Axel in NYC

How Hobbies Change

How Hobbies Change The world is diverse, and every country is home to different people, who do different things, in different conditions, at different times. I am certainly not from…

Suleyman stands with other students on a school trip to Niagara Falls

Future Plans

Future Plans December – Christmas, new year, winter, snow, and a lot of studying. In the last two months, I have seen the amount of snow that I never did…

suleyman stands in new york city

11 Thousand Kilometers Away

11 Thousand Kilometers Away After being accepted to Jamestown Community College, I was getting ready to study 11,000 km away from home. It meant a new culture, new people, new…

Buddha statue

Teaching English at a Kindergarten in Nagatsuta

Three weeks ago, I was in the Toronto airport, waiting to board the first of two flights that would take me outside of this continent for the first time. Before…

Soria, Spain

Hasta Luego Valladolid and My Family

Building new identity During this internship, I barely felt that I’m from Japan. Due to my work, I always tell people that I go to a college in the United…