Alexandra Ennes

Temple University
Rabat Summer - Arabic Language

Alex Ennes is a sophomore majoring in English (Creative Writing concentration) with minors in Arabic and Criminal Justice. She comes from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where she enjoys spending her time reading and writing on the beach or taking her dogs for walks down to the dock! Alex currently lives in Philadelphia exploring her passions for reading, writing, learning languages, and playing music at Temple University, where she is also a Resident Assistant and Owl Ambassador (tour guide). Alex will be spending Summer 2017 in Morocco through IES Abroad's Rabat Summer: Francophone Studies and Arabic Language Program.

Posts by this Author

July 23, 2017

During our IES Abroad orientation in Rabat, there was a session in which the students in my program collaboratively listed things we were nervous about and things we were excited for.

July 11, 2017

Notes on gratitude during my last week in Morocco.

June 27, 2017

            Over the past month, I’ve been surrounded by Muslims who are fasting for Ramadan. In the final days of Ramadan, I decided to join them for a day. Most students in my program tried fasting for a day or two, and I decided it was my turn.

June 14, 2017

            This past weekend, my program took a field trip to the cities of Fes and Meknes. Although we had a lot of great experiences and saw some incredible sights, I wanted to share some highlights here. If you ever visit Morocco, these are cities you shouldn’t miss.

June 2, 2017

If you have the chance to live with a host family while abroad, go for it.

May 18, 2017

If you're feeling nervous about studying abroad, you're in good company. Here's what you should know as a student embarking on an IES Abroad program.