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Study Abroad: the highs and lows as told by returning students

The Mac Weekly

October 6, 2016

The Study Away program at Macalester is very popular, and offers a plethora of countries to study in and various subjects to study. The experience can be rewarding, but also trying. Hannah Bonestroo ’17 and Sarah Hendrickson ...

Cartoon of the week: 9/30

Cartoon of the week: 9/30

September 29, 2016

Tastes of Abroad: Copenhagen

February 19, 2016

While it is difficult to capture the entirety of experiences while abroad, there are always some that stick out. The ones that do stick out often involve munching on some new discovery that will make you never want to go back to...

Tastes of Abroad: Azerbaijan

February 12, 2016

From learning how to open a pomegranate without staining my white t-shirt bright red, to experimenting with cuts of meat I had never tried in the United States, studying abroad really expanded my culinary palette. Instead of st...

After changes to study abroad application, process runs smoothly

February 13, 2015

On Dec. 5, sophomore students submitted their study away applications to the Macalester International Center. Over J-term, the Study Away Review Committee (SARC) reviewed these applications and sent out decisions. By the beginning of...

So, you want to study abroad? Tips for financing your adventure

December 5, 2014

I will be concluding my three-part series on study abroad tips with a discussion on how to approach funding your time abroad. By now you’ve probably figured out where and when you want to go, but how to pay for all of this ma...

So, you want to study abroad? Tips for choosing your adventure

November 23, 2014

In this article, I will cover some of the things you might want to think about when choosing a study abroad program to participate in. There are so many programs to choose from, especially if you are bold enough to look into no...

Challenges of studying abroad as a woman of color

November 14, 2014

Last year, I was abroad in Granada, Spain. My time abroad met and exceeded expectations in many ways. I lived with an amazing host family in the heart of the city, was walking distance from almost everything, constantly met ne...

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