I feel the need to preface this by saying I have nothing against Western countries. I’m American and I am very aware of the privilege that gives me to travel, let alone to have preferences on where I want to go. However, I said what I said. I don’t have Continue Reading
My senior year of college I applied to a national scholarship and unexpectedly won, prompting me to Dubai, UAE for 9 months to study abroad.
Travelers love to tell stories, that’s no secret.
Well, I made it. I’ve yet to be in a mysterious travel accident, contract some weird water-born parasite, or fall off of the Burj Khalifa. One month down on my 8 month study abroad experience in Dubai.
Studying abroad and scholarships are two elements of college that are misunderstood, underutilized, and shrouded in mystery. Luckily I’ve decoded the puzzle of applying to and successfully winning scholarships, and to this day have racked up $69,264 in total college scholarships, of which $41,027 is being used exclusively for my two-semester study abroad this Continue Reading
Well, I’m moving to Dubai. For those who know me, it shouldn’t be a surprise. Ever since I found in April that I was going, I don’t think there’s been a day that’s gone by that I haven’t thought about it at some point. All the points leading up to me Continue Reading