Study Abroad FAQs – Miriam Jaffe

When I found out I would be spending my junior year studying at Queen Mary University in London, I was ecstatic. I’d wanted to visit London for so long, and now I was going to get to live there for a full year. It was kind of a dream come true. After getting accepted though, … Continue reading Study Abroad FAQs – Miriam Jaffe

Reasons to blog while abroad – Miriam Jaffe

When I first landed in London, I didn’t know how involved I would get with Queen Mary in general, let alone with their Global Opportunities office. Within the first two months of being in London, I got an email from the Global Opportunities office, asking if anyone currently studying abroad would be interested in getting … Continue reading Reasons to blog while abroad – Miriam Jaffe

What social media doesn’t tell you about study abroad – Miriam Frances Jaffe

I, just like many 20 year olds with a smartphone have a fair number of social media accounts. I refresh all my feeds more often than I should, and my day is often filled with liking statuses, double tapping photos, or trying out Snapchat’s newest filters. Now don’t get me wrong, social media is a … Continue reading What social media doesn’t tell you about study abroad – Miriam Frances Jaffe

These are a few of the hardest things about studying abroad – by Miriam Frances Jaffe

As wonderful and amazing as my study abroad experience has been, it’s not all been peaches and cream. Adjusting to a new city, new people, and a new system of education have been some of the largest hurdles over which I have had to jump since I first arrived in September, and to be honest, … Continue reading These are a few of the hardest things about studying abroad – by Miriam Frances Jaffe