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Laura Schneider

<p>Bonjour! I&#39;m Laura Schneider, a junior at the cozy College of Wooster, majoring in vocal performance and minoring in French. Apart from immersing myself in these two fields, I enjoy baking - while occasionally tweaking recipes, riding my bike, reading (especially outside), and playing (and watching) tennis. I lived in Bath, England with my parents my sophomore year of high school, and am so thrilled to be abroad on my own this time! After college, I am hoping to further my studies in performance somewhere in Chicago!</p>

Home University:
College of Wooster, The

Blogs by Laura Schneider

Laura Schneider,

Baby Steps

I left France two weeks (and two days) ago, but I’m not home yet – at least, not back in the states. I’m sure I’ll have more of a shock upon my return to Ohio...

Laura Schneider,

Graduation Goggles

At each change in our lives, we subconsciously adopt a perspective, known to some as “graduation goggles”, where you see everything you are about to leave in a...

Laura Schneider,

Gourmand or Gourmet?

This past Friday my gastronomy class and I took a field trip to the Salon Des Vins et de la Gastronomie. I spent two hours eating everything I could find - wine...

Laura Schneider,

Nantes Enough?

It's hard to believe that we only have two months left in Nantes. I've spent a lot of time reflecting on my time here, hoping that I don't leave with any...

Laura Schneider,

October Firsts

These past two weeks have been chock full of firsts, including rolling croissants and getting sprayed by an elephant.

Laura Schneider,

So Close Yet So Far

Being so close to Nantes but still having to wait is excruciating. It's been a stressful but exhilarating summer full of performing, packing, planning, and now...