Opportunity of a Lifetime: Interning Abroad

When people find out I’ve just returned from studying abroad (ten weeks, five days, and nineteen hours ago, to be precise) the first question they always ask is, “What was your favorite part?” They’re expecting the typical answers: weekend trips, meeting new people, or being exposed to a different culture. What they’re not expecting to…

What 9 months in Florence, Italy taught me!

When most people think of Italy, they think of eating great Italian food, while admiring the gorgeous Tuscan views, with a glass of red wine in hand. But, during the 268 days in which I had the opportunity to study and live in Florence, Italy I had more to worry about than gaining the “freshman…

30 Countries and Counting

Traveling is an amazing opportunity to experience new cultures, meet new people, and learn about the world. My name is Alex, and I am a Marist graduate from the Class of 2014. As a student, I never thought I would have ended up in the job I have now. I’ll explain the job later, but…

The Five Stages of Studying Abroad

Marist College provides its students with many excellent opportunities, but perhaps the most popular is the school’s extensive study abroad options. Within the past few years it has become a veritable coin toss for Marist students, as roughly 50 percent of them study abroad at some point during their college career. Marist ranks 13th in…