Lauren Paiste, New Zealand Universities- University of Waikato (Sociology)

What was your biggest fear about studying abroad that turned out to be no big deal? My biggest fear prior to studying abroad was being all by myself in a new environment. Traveling on my own was something I had never done before but after studying abroad, I realized that the world is not as … More Lauren Paiste, New Zealand Universities- University of Waikato (Sociology)

Matan Bostick, New Zealand Universities- Victoria University of Wellington (Political Science)

1. What was your biggest fear about studying abroad that turned out to be no big deal? My biggest fear of studying abroad was being alone. I had never spent 6 months on my own before and I had a pretty comfortable life in Santa Barbara. I had many friends and a long-time girlfriend whom … More Matan Bostick, New Zealand Universities- Victoria University of Wellington (Political Science)

Alyssa Pace, New Zealand Universities-Victoria University of Wellington (Environmental Studies)

  Best Memory:¬†I can’t choose one! A few of my favorites are bungee jumping, solo hiking Roy’s Peak, and watching the sun set on Lake Wakatipu with hot chocolate and my best friends. Biggest Challenge:¬†Learning how to travel without my parents. After our week-long orientation in Auckland, we were left to our own devices to … More Alyssa Pace, New Zealand Universities-Victoria University of Wellington (Environmental Studies)