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Just Over a Month

August 26, 2013

I have now been in Australia just over a month and I can honestly say that this has been the most wonderful and eventful month of my life. The people I have met through my program are some of the most unique and charismatic people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing and they have enriched this experience beyond my wildest dreams. I was nervous before I came here, I am sure we all were, but I feel like people abroad connect almost instantly through the experiences they are sharing so there really was no reason to be nervous after all. From the food, to The Opera House, to the kangaroos, I am having the time of my life and would recommend this study abroad to anyone who is up for some adventure.

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