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All blog posts are by University of Michigan students who have participated in a CGIS program. The following blogs are students studying abroad in Switzerland.

Winter 2018

Elliane reflects on her semester in Geneva, Switzerland

In the beginning, it was underwhelming. That was the only word that I could find to describe the experience. For me, I had been planning my study abroad for a ridiculously long time. Through all this time of planning, I had created expectations. Everyone told me how I would probably be homesick, overwhelmed, and overall disoriented once I got abroad. But, no one described the initial disappointment associated with the reality. 

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