The Latest from France

Sep 6 4:25pm
Nice

The Four Stages of (Study Abroad) Grief

Post by Aliya Sayani

All about my (terrible) first couple of days here. But as the French say..c'est la vie or whatever.

Aug 14 3:51pm
Nice

It's Just a To-Do List...No Reason to be Scared

Post by Aliya Sayani

A small glimpse into how I got here and where I'm at now as I get ready to leave for Nice, France in 14 days! The anticipation, nerves, excitement is all so real, and I'm so excited I get to share it with y'all.

Aug 8 5:40am
Arles

So What Was The Point ?

Post by James Dolley

In this blog, I reflect on my first impressions of being back in the United States after spending 7 weeks in France and what this trip meant to me personally. I then talk about what I believe the point of study abroad in general is.

Jul 26 10:35am
Paris

Making a Second Home in France: A Reflection

Post by Sam Kornylak

When I first landed in Paris more than two months ago, I was confused, jet lagged, tired and anxious. I knew how to speak French, but had only practiced in a classroom environment. I had not been to France in several years, and had never traveled internationally without my family. I tiredly stumbled from the airplane, to a taxi, to my IES Abroad apartment.

Jul 25 2:01pm
Arles

Eyes Towards the Future

Post by James Dolley

In this blog, I reflect on what I think my life will look life after this study abroad experience. I talk about my feelings as I approach the end of this program.