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Growing Through Reverse Culture Shock | Student Blog from Aix-En-Provence
There’s no doubt that studying abroad is life-changing. By moving to a foreign country for a few months, I gained a new perspective not only on the world but also on my home country. I saw in-depth details of life in Europe and grew to love them dearly. The food, the people, and even the […]
A Letter to My Host Mom | Student Blog from Aix-en-Provence
Dear Delphine, my Host Mom in Aix-en-Provence, I remember having a dream about you days before knowing who you were. It’s hard because in my dream you had no form or shape, you were just an idea but you had a name, Daphne. Days later, I found out who you were, your name? Delphine. In […]
Being A Legally Blind Student Abroad | Student Blog from Aix-en-Provence
Aly didn't think she could be successful as a legally blind student abroad. Read how CISabroad helped her make her dreams of studying in France come true.
5 Tips to Make the Most of Your Homestay | Student Blog from Aix-en-Provence
During my time in Aix-en-Provence, I lived with my host mom, her 15-year-old son, her best friend’s daughter, and our two cats (photos of the kitties below!). Living with a host family is the ULTIMATE way to experience French life and culture, though it can be challenging for all parties since it involves building a new […]
My Favorite Class Abroad | Student Blog From Aix-en-Provence
Going to school in a different country makes you feel like you’re a first-year all over again. At my home university, Jacksonville University, I can easily navigate myself anywhere. But, in Aix-en-Provence, I had to learn and readjust to the new set up. Read on to learn more about my favorite class abroad and what […]
Brushing up on French Etiquette
Before I start off explaining French culture let me say this, my experiences and opinions are not here to generalize all of the French populace. This is just what I have experienced and how I feel the culture works here. Your experience with the French may be completely different than mine, so keep an open […]