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How Women Have it All in Sweden

By Megan Mahoney, Middlebury College '19 / After reflecting on my semester and how I have grown, it is easy for me to pinpoint the impact Swedish culture has had on my life. Sweden has completely empowered me to know that as I woman, I can have it all. There should be no limits to the respect, opportunities, and aspirations I have for myself.
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A Family Reunion

By Kelly McCarthy, Oberlin College '19 / So here I am, on month eight of my time in Sweden. I got my wish and then some; over the last eight months, I have explored more of Sweden than I have even of my home country.
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The Perks of a Host Family

By Jack Wright, Hamilton College '19 / While searching for study abroad programs, I knew that to truly experience cultural immersion, I would have to live with a host family. I can say with absolute certainty that living with my host family (including my two host siblings and a dog) has been the highlight of my semester so far.
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Cafés: A Cultural Immersion Experience

By Carrington Walsh, Harvard University '20 / I chose to study abroad, as most do, because I want to experience living in a new country, not simply touring around and seeing the main attractions. In my time here thus far, I’ve succeeded in exploring the city and blending in with the locals by becoming a café lover.
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