The North Star Project, 2013-2014 Report Number Forty, Florence Italy, Serendipity and Studying Abroad, by Megan Hennen
I like to think of myself as laid back, however, with that being said, I have the tendency to be a stereotypical American when it comes to scheduling. I like to have a set time for when I’m meeting people and prefer to have a general plan of events. Knowing what’s around the corner is kind of a comfort zone.
And then I went abroad. This had been my first time out of the country without my parents and therefore an opportunity to create an itinerary of my own. Prior to my departure from the US, I had created a rough outline of how long I was going to stay in each predetermined city, but that was it. I got to pick and choose the things I wanted to see and do and…
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