Travel

A Fresher Start

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So far in London, I’ve enjoyed a show in the famous West End, visited the queen (and my future husband, Prince Harry) at Buckingham Palace and ridden on the top of a double decker bus. I’ve updated my wardrobe to be more chic and I’ve started casually incorporating the words flat and posh into my daily vocabulary. I’ve also spent a lot of money on alcohol, and for that I blame Freshers Week.

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8 Tips for Dealing with Post Study Abroad Blues

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Also called “reentry,” reverse culture shock is the reaction to returning back home after experiencing another culture and is common among students who study abroad. Most study abroad programs prepare their student for culture shock, providing them with resources and information on how to adapt to a new culture away from your life back home. However, what students should be most worried about is the thoughts of disconnect and depression when returning home.

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A Guide to The Gayborhood

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It was an icy Sunday afternoon as I made my way through the remnants of the weekend snowstorm to a little neighborhood (or should say, Gayborhood) in the heart of Center City. Formally recognized as Midtown Village, the area is situated between 11th Street and S. Broad Street and extends from Chestnut St. all the way down to Pine.

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