Danika Gottbrecht '18 walked the line between study abroad experience and internship experience near the border of France and Germany.
Bonjour! My name is Danika Gottbrecht and I am a senior at Guilford College. I major in French and International Studiesand minor in German. Last spring, I decided to study abroad in Strasbourg, which sits 6 km from the German border in eastern France.
Lila Jones ’19 set goals for her time abroad in Siena, Italy. Read on to find out if she met (or exceeded) her expectations!
When I decided to study abroad, I had a few goals. These related to creativity, academics and personal growth. Specifically:
I wanted to be inspired. I am a Creative Writing major, working on a story I intend to finish by graduation. My writing is full of beauty, ancient imagery, stylized language and spirituality — all of which I expected to find in Italy. I hoped that the Siena program would challenge and thrill me as and writer.