This post is one whose update was prolonged, not out of neglect, but out of fear. Fear of losing my way in life, the fear of walking down an unfamiliar road, and the apprehension of venturing into an unfamiliar world terrified my twenty-one year old self. Admitting failure is a step towards success and, thinking back, […]Read more "Reverse or Not?"
Once again, here I stand gazing the at the gorgeous cherry blossoms spread throughout the land. While the blooming season here in America is beautiful, I still hold Japan’s Hanami season as the best location for cherry blossom season. Those few days in which tourists from all over the world visit Japan just to get […]Read more "Hanami Reflection"
Welcome back to this lovely post about the preparation process of studying abroad. Let’s go over a few things you have already done(still in the process of doing): Spoke with your study abroad advisor Applied for study abroad program Looking for scholarships for your program Been accepted into a program Filed and completed all required […]Read more "Next Stop: The Struggle Bus"
You’ve just received your acceptance letter from your host and home university about studying abroad, now what? Upon returning to my institution, I immediately came into contact with my study abroad advisor. Of course, the first thing from the office was a congratulatory greeting and handshake. Next, came the, “Okay, let’s have a chat.” Here […]Read more "STUDYING ABROAD – PREPARATION STYLE"
Here I sit wondering whether my past year has been a dream or not. If so, what an amazing dream it was. Perhaps you are someone who is thinking about studying abroad, someone who is already abroad, a study abroad alumni, or just someone who stumbled upon this blog. Whoever you are, thank you for […]Read more "Studying Abroad – Pre Preparation Style"
On August 2, 2015, I had the amazing opportunity of visiting Himaka Island 日間賀島（ひまかじま）with a friend of mine from Chukyo University. Luckily for me, my friend was able to find us a one day pass for $70 which included the following: day pass for any Meitetsu Line stops, ferry rides, and a lunch meal located […]Read more "Himaka Island 日間賀島 – An Island Made Funner With A Friend"
Well, looks like classes will begin soon for universities in Japan. Today, I will give a short course review on the classes I took during my spring semester abroad at Chukyo University. I wrote a similar post back in the month of December, which is at this little link -> <Previous Chukyo Classes>. For any […]Read more "Chukyo University Course Summaries : Part 二 ~~"