The adventure begins…

What better way to start 2013 than a semester in Spain? I can't believe I leave in just fourteen hours to embark on what I know will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Whenever the topic of me studying abroad came up, I found myself facing the "Are you excited?" question pretty often. And believe me, I am so excited - I have wanted to study abroad since high school, but I'm definitely feeling a number of other emotions, especially now that it is actually happening. I'm nervous... worried about getting homesick... and already miss my family and friends. As someone who has never truly left home (SMU is about thirty minutes away), I will be the little bird leaving the nest [...]