The Best Things about Mount Holyoke: 25 Reasons To Apply

The best things about Mount Holyoke? Here’s a comprehensive list: everything. Just kidding! Only not really. When I applied to Mount Holyoke in the fall of 2010, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. To quote Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday, “I shall cherish my visit here…

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Tired of Traveling? 6 Ways To Get Over Travel Burnout

The first time I was tired of traveling was in Paris in May of 2014. I had been in Europe since January on a semester abroad in Rome, taking weekend trips and seeing iconic cities like Venice, Athens, and Istanbul for the first time. When my semester ended, I met…

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Study Abroad Bucket List: The Ultimate European Scavenger Hunt

Looking to create a study abroad bucket list? Look no farther! I’ve put together the ultimate European Scavenger Hunt so you and your friends can hit the highlights of Europe and make memories to last a lifetime. I’m on Instagram at ShesATripBlog  and would LOVE to see your entries as you…

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Study Abroad Preparation Checklist: 5 Things to do BEFORE Studying Abroad

This ultimate study abroad preparation checklist is here to save your life! Preparing to study abroad is a super exciting time…so exciting, in fact, that you might forget to take care of some things before you jet off. Because I’ve been there, done that, messed that up, I’ve put together…

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How to Deal with Homesickness while Studying Abroad

Studying abroad can really suck. You’ve been told that it will be the best experience ever, and it is…at first. But then the homesickness sets in. Since most students choose to study abroad during their junior year, most assume that the transition will be a breeze. They think that homesickness is…

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