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Sport and Learning in Australian Culture

Hi there! My name is Sindi and I can’t believe it’s been a year since I studied abroad in Australia. Looking back it is the greatest thing I have ever done in my time in college, and I am so… Continue Reading →

Cooking Bánh Xèo with My Host Mom

During the Spring of 2018, I studied abroad in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, where I lived with a host family that consisted of a couple and their seventeen-year-old daughter. In my family, only the daughter spoke English. My program… Continue Reading →

A New Year in a New Place: Experiencing my own Culture in a Different Language

I am a Jew. Throughout my life, and especially as a college student, one of my strongest identifiers, both in my own eyes and the eyes of others, is my Jewish heritage and culture. My family shares a common narrative… Continue Reading →

My Global Classroom

If you had told me as a freshman that I would spend my entire junior year away from Skidmore, I would have told you that you’re crazy. After all, I loved Skidmore’s campus and all that it had to offer!… Continue Reading →

Viva la Vida of Spain

Hello, fellow readers! My name is Alex, and I did the Skidmore in Spain program during the Fall semester of 2017. I always knew that I wanted to go abroad at some point during college, but I chose Spain for… Continue Reading →

Welcome Back!

Hello everyone! A warm welcome back to our somewhat warm-ish Fall semester here at Skidmore college. As we transition back into our daily routines, let’s recognize the Skidmore students who are also transitioning to new countries. We are pleased to… Continue Reading →

Green Growth, Sustainability and the New Economy course in Paris

Skidmore in Paris students have the opportunity to take a range of courses at two centers and several partner institutions giving students the options to pursue their interests. Check out this article about what students are learning in their Green… Continue Reading →

Setting Sail, Coming Home

I remember when I went to study abroad for the first time.  It was my freshman fall semester, and I was going to London.  I was filled with unbridled excitement and, despite some anxiety from my parents, I couldn’t wait… Continue Reading →

The Two Step Process

My decision to study abroad twice was a result of my curiosity to learn beyond the classroom. I was aware that the OCSE office at Skidmore allowed students to spend as much time as our respective major allowed. I knew… Continue Reading →

OCSE Student Blogger Feature: Liv del Brocco on Skidmore in Paris

The academic year is winding down and so is student blogger Liv del Brocco’s full year studying off-campus in Paris. We asked Liv to reflect on her time studying off-campus and how she feels about coming home. At Skidmore, Liv… Continue Reading →

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