Category: Student Life

An Intern Abroad

I have had the wonderful opportunity of working for a medical consulting company that focuses on helping Swedish and European medical companies enter the market in the Middle East and…
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Magical Gotland

Before coming to Sweden, I had never dreamed of seeing a Viking shield, let alone an entire Viking city. We had traveled from Stockholm, our home for this last month,…
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From the Departures Gate of Arlanda Airport

An excerpt from my final journal entry abroad: “From the Departures Gate of Arlanda Airport, May 6th The scariest thing that had happened to me five months ago was first…
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Why The Swedish Program?

There are so many options as to where to study abroad. So why did I choose Stockholm and The Swedish Program? Economics was a main factor; I wanted to broaden…
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A Memorable December in Stockholm

From discovering the glorious Swedish custom that is fika and learning how to use public transportation, to meeting incredible people and exploring a new city, my Stockholm study abroad experience…
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Singing Stockholm’s Praises

If you asked me to describe my experience studying abroad in Stockholm, you would probably have to take a fikapaus or two because of the abundance of good things that I…
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Natural “Smultronställen”

If you ask Stockholmers or alumni of the Program what their favorite thing about Stockholm is, you’re sure to get a wide array of different answers. But I’d be willing…
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A Toast to the Swedish Program

In the final days of The Swedish Program, the program’s participants as well as the program’s faculty are invited to attend a “Farewell Banquet”. In the Fall of 2015 this…
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Fika, Lagom, & Mys

I can honestly say without a doubt that coming to Sweden was one of the best decisions I have ever made. In just four months, I fell completely in love…
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Swedish Midsummer for Dummies

Glad Midsommar allihopa! Happy Midsummer everyone! Here's a little refresher for those who need it:
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