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Last week I hit the half way point of my time here so far in Chile and I decided to reflect upon some of my initial goals that I made for the semester and detailed them on the study abroad website here: http://www.ifsa-butler.org/blog/?author=252 As for this week I was thinking[…]

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Travel, Family and Love

These past few weeks abroad have been so packed full of activities! September 17th is Independence Day in Chile, which is one of the biggest events of the year. We basically had the entire week off of school so last Thursday two friends and I took off to Argentina for[…]

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Introduction

Nervous initial thoughts video (copy and paste the link into the search bar: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1DQdoFKcwXeem1pT2xGWDBLYmM/view?usp=sharing In psychology we learn about schemas—a way that our brains create memories and learn something based off of what we already know. In math this concept is fairly easy to simplify (hehe pun on words). First, we[…]

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Pre-Departure Journal

It’s hard to believe that it’s already Thanksgiving and soon it’ll be Christmas. Although I know that I’m going to miss seeing all of my college friends over break, I am also looking forward to the upcoming Spring semester when I’ll be studying abroad. Through AIFS, I will be studying[…]

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