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Discovering the Lesser Known Europe

I chose to study abroad in Dubrovnik, because it’s located in Europe, offered courses in my major (political science) and was a relatively small town/university. I wanted to be able to travel around Europe, but not feel overwhelmed by a large city or large school. Dubrovnik is an old town that is covered in cobblestone and is surrounded by medieval walls that you are allowed to walk around on.    Dubrovnik is

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Cross-Cultural Management in Peru

During this study-abroad experience, I hoped to learn about cross-cultural management and how organizations in Peru dealt with their employees and with other international companies. The majority of our business presentations were focused on Peru’s economy, history, and traditions. This information was great to hear and very important and enriching to learn, but I was eager to learn about the companies specific Human Resources practices and how Peru’s economy

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Self-Growth while in Peru

This educational, faculty-led trip to Peru was one that was both surreal and essential to my growth and purpose in both my career and my personality. The country of Peru showed me that South America is incredibly diverse and there is a large difference in the mindset and experiences one can have while abroad versus in their home country. I found that by focusing on learning the culture and

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My International Experience in Peru 

I participated in a ten-day faculty-led trip to study international management in Peru in December 2018. I chose to study abroad in Peru specifically because of the diversity of people, culture, language, cuisine, and geography. Our trip began in Lima, Peru where we toured businesses and spoke to local entrepreneurs. We learned that sustainability and growth are huge components of Peruvian culture. For example, 14 Inkas, a Peruvian start-up distillery, could source their potatoes

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When in Peru

My time in Peru was extraordinary. Learning about the Peruvian culture and economy was very interesting, as it is very different from here in the United States. Traveling from a first world country to a third world country will really open your eyes to some things. I learned so much about myself over there as well as the business world. Here in the United States, the majority of businesses’ main

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