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Speak to your SFS Counselor on Duty @ DUC!

SFS is Coming to YOU? As prospective students, many ask questions concerning the financial aspects of college. Parents and students all around the world wonder “Can I afford college now?”. And the answer to that question can be kind of tricky without the guidance of professionals. That is where Student Financial Service (SFS) swoops in […]

Study Abroad: Photo Gallery

  I spent this past semester studying in Florence, Italy with the Sam Fox School Communication Design program, which was an amazing experience to say the least! Due to bad wifi, I couldn’t continue my Photo of the Week posts, but to make it up here’s a highlight reel from the past 4 months!   […]

Prague Updates: The Week, Berlin, and Everything in Between

So I was posting a little sporadically for the last two weeks (as in barely at all) and I’m sorry about that. So much stuff was happening that I lost track of the last time I had posted and before I knew it, 10 or so days had gone by. But now I have some […]

To Pack or Not to Pack?

So as promised, I’m updating the blog again – another post about the wonders of studying abroad (don’t worry, they won’t all be like this). First: some backup information. I spent a solid few hours of the day crawling Atlanta with my Mom trying to find cheap places to load up on warm clothes for my trip. That’s […]

Student Spotlight: David

Name: David Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia Year: Freshman Major: Possibly biochem. I’m pre-med, and I know I want to study science, but I’m not sure which one. Possibly a biophysics minor. Dorm: Elliot A What’s the best thing about the dorm you live in? I get along really well with my floormates. We have floor dinners, we’ve been […]

A Day in Paraty, Brazil

If you ever find yourself in Brazil you must immediately head to the magical land of Paraty, stay in the hostel called Sereia do Mar for delicious pizza and a live band, and take an all day boat trip out into the crystal clear blue waters of the Atlantic. I spent two days here with three other […]

Life is a Roller Coaster

Looking back, I know that I will find this experience in Brazil to be one of the most memorable Summers of my life. One in which I met a lot of people, learned an entirely new language, and truly learned to live in equilibrium with a foreign country. I am already well into the stage […]

And the Adventures Continue

A quick account of how three WashU students, one American, one Chinese, and one Singaporean, tackled Sao Paulo, Brazil, the largest city in the Americas, for the weekend! Saturday 6.16.12 We woke up around 7am in order to catch a ride to the outskirts of Sao Paulo. Two metro lines and two buses later we […]