Student Blogs

What’s it like to study abroad with the Alliance?

Living abroad isn’t a walk in the park, but it can be an incredibly challenging, rewarding, and ultimately transformative experience. Follow along with these students in China and India as they blog about their coursework, local activities, the language barrier, coping with homesickness, and much more!

Toniann Maniscalco

Contemporary India
Georgetown University – Philosophy

Jessica Fries

Contemporary India
Smith College – History

Karen Davison

Contemporary India
Luther College – English & International Studies

Isabelle King

Contemporary India
University of Pittsburgh – Communication and Anthropology

Adriana Darris

Global and Public Health
Bowling Green State University – Biology (Pre-med) and Spanish