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Living with Strangers: Seeing the World as an Alternative Traveler

Independent travel has long been the only type that makes sense to me. I want my travels to be raw, real, and on my own schedule. The biggest question: what options are out there? One afternoon after Italian 201 at U.Va., I stayed after class to speak with the instructor. I had just finished a…

Lena Witek (CLAS ’12) Shares on Life in Fiji, London and Washington, D.C.

HoosNetwork: What was your experience at the University of the South Pacific like? What two things do you remember most about your time in Fiji? Lena: Making the decision to study abroad was one of the best decisions I made in college. I was interested in going somewhere non-traditional to study abroad– I knew I…

Questions from a First Year: How do I secure an internship as a First Year?

Four years. That’s all I have until I’m catapulted into the real world – with work, bills and, heaven forbid, taxes. The older I get, the less time I realize it really is. Call me sentimental, but sometimes I take long walks to the Rotunda, sit on the steps and think about my future. More…