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…

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…

Where will you go?

Did you know that almost 50% of Marist graduates study abroad? Marist is one of the top schools in the United States for study abroad programs, and students take advantage of it! Marist International Programs offers year long programs, short term programs, and semester programs that span across countries and continents. Travel across Europe, Asia, Africa…

Living The “Marist Dream”

When I was a freshman at Marist, I believed I was living in the teenaged version of the so-called “American Dream”. For the first time in my life, I was living two hours away from home in order to embark on a four year journey to discover my true self. I felt like I was…

Mom and Sister Visit

Amanda Benton, currently studying abroad in England, documents the days of her family’s Easter visit. By Amanda Benton I never thought I’d celebrate the end of Spring break, but honestly, three and a half weeks was more than enough. So last Monday it was back to classes, and I wasn’t complaining…though a ten minute presentation…

Weekend in Spain

By Amanda Benton Travel abroad. It’s one of those things I’ve wanted to do since I was in middle school. This year, that dream, or whatever you want to call it, came true…but maybe not in the way I expected it to. At 10:10 on January 15, 2010 I found myself in the middle of…