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Scarlett Leckie’s Experience at HUG

What made you decide to participate in the HUG program?  I have always had a passion for traveling, and I liked the variety of places included in the specific program.  What was it like attending HUG and living in Greece?  Attending HUG felt like a dream; going to new countries every other week was so fun. Living in Greece was a great learning experience. I
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Alex Wolf’s Experience at HUG

What made you decide to participate in the HUG program?  I had always wanted to study abroad, but due to my major, I could only go abroad during the summer semester. My options were Florence and Greece, and there was no doubt in my mind that Greece was the best choice for me. Florence had some very cool things going for it, but I thought
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Kali Keeley’s Experience at HUG

What made you decide to participate in the HUG program?  I got a small taste of Greece when I went to scholars abroad, and two weeks just wasn’t enough.  What was it like attending HUG and living in Greece?  HUG was the greatest adventure of my life to date. It was more like a dream. Waking up every day in the beautiful city of Porto
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Emma Williams’s Experience at HULA

What made you decide to participate in the HULA program?  When I was a sophomore in high school, I saw pictures on Facebook of my older friends who were doing the HULA program. I saw pictures of Patagonia, open-air markets, the beach, and the Amazon. Seeing those pictures made me start to dream about going to HULA. When I was deciding on where to go
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Easton Davis’s Experience at HULA

What made you decide to participate in the HULA program?  I decided to participate in HULA because I knew that this trip was my best opportunity to see all the different places for less money than I could by myself. To get to see Patagonia, Easter Island, Machu Picchu, The Amazon Rainforest and all the other places in Chile, Peru, and Argentina, with my friends
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Vanessa Goff’s Experience at HUE

What made you decide to participate in the HUE program?  During my sophomore year I had a dream that I was standing outside of an English tudor-style house surrounded by pink roses. I woke up, having realized it was only a dream and felt like I needed to visit the study abroad office. I had no idea that HUE was a program. I had originally
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Rachel Dixon’s Experience at HUE

What made you decide to participate in the HUE program?  I gravitated towards HUE for multiple reasons. For starters, the group tends to be smaller and more intimate; I really wanted to get to know the people I would be traveling with. I’m also a history nerd. I have always wanted to see the UK, especially travel to Scotland and Ireland. However, what really made
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Rachel Williams’s Experience at HUF

What was it like attending HUF?  Every day at HUF felt like a dream. I would wake up each morning, look out the window at the Tuscan hills, and ask myself, “Is this real life? Am I really living here? Is this actually my life right now?” Nothing feels real and time flies, so soak up every second! What was it like living in Italy? 
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Danielle Wooten’s Experience at HUF

What made you decide to participate in the HUF program?  Honestly, I was planning to go to HULA, but after one of my friends went to HUF the summer before me and told me about the experience that she had, I decided that I wanted to go there.   What was it like attending HUF?  It was such a fun experience! We were immersed in the
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Landon Lipp’s Experience at HUF

What was it like attending HUF?  It is surreal the entire time you are there. For example, the villa was always a 30 min trip from the Duomo… the Duomo! It is one of the greatest architectural feats ever, and we were just a tram ride away from it. What was it like living in Italy?  The Italian life is very calm and peaceful. We
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