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Alexandra Montalbano

Alexandra MontalbanoSemester Abroad: Fall 2013, Roehampton University, London
Majors: Dance and Theatre & Communications
Class of 2015

I had my mind set on studying abroad prior to even applying to college. One of the main reasons I chose Manhattanville is the fact that it is still possible to study abroad as a double major.

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Alexis Lanzillotti

Alexis LanzillottiSemester Abroad: Fall 2013, Barcelona, Spain
Majors: Economics and Political Science

Traveling has always been a passion of mine, even though before studying abroad I had barely traveled outside of my home state of New York.

 

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Sarah Carbonneau

Sarah CarbonneauSemester Abroad: Fall 2013, Roehampton University, London
Majors: Creative Writing and Music

My sister studied abroad in New Zealand the semester before I was accepted to Roehampton's Study Abroad. And despite my saying that she had a wonderful time, she told me how difficult it was to...

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Anthony DeSimone

BridgeSemester Abroad: Spring 2013
Major: Finance
Minor: Computer Science

Determining whether or not to study abroad has been one of the biggest decisions I’ve been faced with yet. Saint Augustine said “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page”.

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Joseph Fiddmont

Joseph Fiddmont in Paris Semester Abroad: Fall 2012
Major: Political Science
Minor: Philosophy

I had pretty much given up hope when I got the email that my passport finally arrived at the LA Consulate. I was already a week late for the program, and after another day I would of had to withdraw completely.

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Amanda Banzy

Amanda Banzy Semester Abroad: Spring 2013
Major: World Religions
Minor: Asian Studies

As I got off the plane in Tel Aviv, I remembered one quote from the Torah: “One who walks four steps in Israel, his sins are forgiven.” One, sins came flooding into my head. Two, I’m going to need more than four steps.

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Simone Evan

Simone Evan Semester Abroad: Spring 2013
Major: Sociology
Minor: Communications & Political Science

Spring semester of my junior year, I studied at Mahidol University International College in Bangkok, Thailand through Manhattanville’s cooperative program. Before my travels, I had never been to Asia, and did not know what to expect.

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Maggie Mai

Maggie Mai by the Lake With DucksProgram: API-Buenos Aires, Argentina
Semester Abroad: Spring 2012
Major: International Studies
Minor: Spanish

In spring 2012, I study abroad in Argentina. Why did I choose Argentina as my host country? It was because the thought of traveling to a Latin American country never crossed my mind until I attended to a study abroad orientation...

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Shelby Anderson

Shelby Anderson PerformingProgram: O’Niell Theatre Center/National Theatre Institute
Semester Abroad: Spring 2012
Major: Theatre
Minors: Sociology & Communication Studies

Russia and Connecticut…wait, what? Study abroad in Connecticut? That’s right. For the spring semester of 2012 I decided to study at the “exotic” National Theater Institute in Waterford, Connecticut...

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Xinlei Yue (Harry)

Xinlei YueCountry: Beijing, China
Semester Abroad: Fall 2011 & Spring 2012
Majo
r: Finance

Minor: Art

Beijing, I was finally coming back for you!

The first two years of my college experience at Manhattanville College has been truly amazing, and I enjoy my college life very much here...

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Julia Casazza

Julia Casazza Riding a CamelProgram: API-Barcelona, Spain
Semester Abroad: Fall 2011
Major: International Studies
Minor: Spanish

Barcelona. Barcelona. Even the name sounds magical, exotic, a dream that had been on my mind for years as I anticipated my semester abroad with emotions ranging from ecstasy to unmitigated fear. Would my Spanish studies provide me with...

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