Student Blogs

What’s it like to study abroad with the Alliance?

Living abroad isn’t a walk in the park, but it can be an incredibly challenging, rewarding, and ultimately transformative experience. Follow along with these students in China and India as they blog about their coursework, local activities, the language barrier, coping with homesickness, and much more!

Hailey Elder

21st Century City
Colgate University – Asian Studies and Marine/Freshwater Science Major

Laurelin Haas

21st Century City
Iowa State University – Community and Regional Planning Major

Joy Frederich

21st Century City
Colby College – Global Studies and Mandarin Chinese Major

Cassidy Tanner

21st Century City
Wellesley College – International Relations and Political Science Major

Liv Markham

21st Century City
University of Connecticut – Psychology Major