Thoughts in anticipation of studying abroad all girls know to be true
Start writing a post
Student Life

Thoughts in anticipation of studying abroad all girls know to be true

The world is your oyster!

72
Thoughts in anticipation of studying abroad all girls know to be true

I'm going to be studying abroad this coming semester in Florence, Italy, and I am so excited! Here is what is running through my mind as I prepare for the coolest semester yet!

1. Omg, I am so excited!!!

2. The flight is like way over 8 hours and that is a long time to sit still!

3. I've never flown alone, so I hope I can figure out the airport myself.

4. What will my apartment look like?

5. I can't wait for the gelato!

6. And the pizza.

7. I think we get to learn how to make homemade pasta. I will cook for everyone when I get back!

8. I'm going to miss my friends so much!

9. I'm going to cry when I say goodbye to my family.

10. But, I am really excited to go sight seeing when I get to Florence.

11. And drink the best wine while wandering in vineyards!

12. Apparently, the pizza is different in Italy. How can pizza be different?  

13. It's fine because I'll still love the pizza. Who doesn't like pizza?!

14. It's supposed to be hot there. Maybe we will try to find a beach!

15. I can't wait to travel!! Omg I can do a whole Europe tour!

16. But what country will I go to first?!

17. And how will I only choose about 10 countries to visit?

18. Ugh, I'm having first world problems here.

19. What if I forgot to pack something?

20. I have my holiday presents all set! I can get people stuff from Italy!

21. I should have left more room in my suitcase to take stuff back with me!

22. I am going to try all of the food.

23. Is it wrong that I am most excited for the food?

24. But I'm also so excited to see the sights, and live in another freaking country for four months!!!

25. No other semester is going to compare to this!

26. I'm going to miss my mom.

27. And my dad.

28. And my best friends.

29. Okay, now I'm sad. But I'm still going to be in ITALY!!!

30. Okay, nevermind. I'm not that sad anymore. See you in four months everyone!!!

31. I'm going to write everything down!

32. And take so many pictures!

33. I'm going to learn to be more spontaneous, and go out of my comfort zone!

34. I am so pumped to go!!!

35. Can I just get on the plane already??!!

36. Definitely not going to be able to sleep on the plane - I'm so excited!!!

37. Pizza, pasta, gelato, oh my!!

38. This trip is going to change my life!!

39. I can't stop smiling!!

40. I am so excited!!!!

See you in Italy everyone!!!

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Being Invisible The Best Super Power

The best superpower ever? Being invisible of course. Imagine just being able to go from seen to unseen on a dime. Who wouldn't want to have the opportunity to be invisible? Superman and Batman have nothing on being invisible with their superhero abilities. Here are some things that you could do while being invisible, because being invisible can benefit your social life too.

Keep Reading...Show less
houses under green sky
Photo by Alev Takil on Unsplash

Small towns certainly have their pros and cons. Many people who grow up in small towns find themselves counting the days until they get to escape their roots and plant new ones in bigger, "better" places. And that's fine. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't thought those same thoughts before too. We all have, but they say it's important to remember where you came from. When I think about where I come from, I can't help having an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my roots. Being from a small town has taught me so many important lessons that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

Keep Reading...Show less
​a woman sitting at a table having a coffee
nappy.co

I can't say "thank you" enough to express how grateful I am for you coming into my life. You have made such a huge impact on my life. I would not be the person I am today without you and I know that you will keep inspiring me to become an even better version of myself.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

92806
college students waiting in a long line in the hallway
StableDiffusion

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less
a man and a woman sitting on the beach in front of the sunset

Whether you met your new love interest online, through mutual friends, or another way entirely, you'll definitely want to know what you're getting into. I mean, really, what's the point in entering a relationship with someone if you don't know whether or not you're compatible on a very basic level?

Consider these 21 questions to ask in the talking stage when getting to know that new guy or girl you just started talking to:

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments