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April Johnson

Harvard University
Vienna - European Society & Culture

April is a junior at Harvard University studying Neurobiology and Astrophysics. When she is not in the lab or looking at the stars, she likes to force her friends to listen to the Hamilton soundtrack, get away to the beautiful beaches of Southern California, and plan spontaneous trips. April is studying in Vienna, Austria this spring to drink lots of coffee, learn some German, and finally learn how to Waltz.

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June 1, 2017

May 19, 2017

May 27, 2017

To be an effective studier, I depend a lot on my environment. These were the places where I was the most productive. Most of them are also conveniently located near to IES Abroad.

May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 18

May 15, 2017

For the first time since our German midterms, I stayed in Vienna this past weekend. After seeing all the new things I discovered this past weekend, I feel like there is still so much to see and try in Vienna.

May 3, 2017

When I first told people that I wanted to study abroad, one of the first questions they asked is “What are you going to eat?”. There’s this consensus that when you go abroad, being vegetarian is impossible.

May 1, 2017

Unbelievable. In just nineteen days, our program will be coming to a sad, sad end. My time here in Vienna has been unforgettable and a truly amazing experience. I don’t think I’m quite ready to say goodbye to all the new friends I’ve made, and to this beautiful city.

April 23, 2017

Growing up as Americans, we’ve all seen it, heard it, breathed it: The Sound of Music and the story of the von Trapp family.

April 6, 2017

When you’re studying abroad in the heart of Europe, the world really is your oyster. There are no bounds as to where you can go. All I know is that every weekend, I want to take advantage of my time in Europe and go somewhere I have not been before.

March 30, 2017

One of the key reasons I chose to study abroad in Vienna is because it can arguably be called the classical music capital of the world. The influence of geniuses such as Mozart, Beethoven, and Haydn radiate from the city.

March 7, 2017

It’s been over a month now since I got to Vienna and it let me tell you, it has FLOWN by. When I first got here, I was a teeny bit worried about committing to 4+ months in a foreign country isolated from everything I knew and loved in America.

January 31, 2017

Two weeks into my study abroad, I attended my first ball at the Hofburg Imperial palace.

January 11, 2017

Welcome to my blog! My name is April Johnson and I am an undergraduate student studying at Harvard University. I am a pre-med concentrating (majoring) in Neurobiology and obtaining a secondary (minoring) in Astrophysics.