5 Tips About Italian Coffee Culture

When you move to a new country, it usually takes a while to adjust to the cultural norms. There may be aspects of your host culture that differ greatly from the customs back home. For example, you might not think something as common and simple as a caffeinated beverage found around the world would be…

How to Transfer to JCU

Transferring to a new university can be scary, especially when that university is in a completely different country. Sending in applications, trying to decide on the right path for your future, and all of the other stress that comes along with changing schools can be intimidating. Luckily, John Cabot University has a long-standing tradition of…

Gap Year Spotlight: Colleen Mair

They say that if you throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain, you’ll return to Rome – how many people can testify that this actually works? My name is Colleen and I am a gap year student at John Cabot University from Australia. I first set foot in Rome in October 2017 when I came…

Life After Graduation: Anna Butuzova

When I came to John Cabot University, I did not know what I wanted to study: indeed, my major was “Undecided”. I had transferred from Moscow Pedagogical University, but as John Cabot does not offer an education major, I decided to follow my interest in politics. In general, when I do not know what to…

If I Knew Then What I Know Now

I think we all wish we could go back sometimes; back to a former time or place or phase in our lives. I don’t think this desire is uncommon, or that it only applies to me. It’s not that I’m dissatisfied with the present, or that I continuously think about how I could have done…

Study Abroad Student Spotlight: Kendal Merrill, Fall 2017

My semester abroad at John Cabot University was unforgettable. I’ve been fortunate enough throughout my life to travel to some amazing places, but I’d never actually lived anywhere this far away from home. I come from a very small town in Ontario, Canada, and living in a big city was a very new experience for…

Student Spotlight: Samantha Bane, Class of 2022

The college application process is daunting, and not exactly “as advertised”. In my experience, the four years of high school that lead up to senior year and the infamous college application season felt almost life-or-death. The steady exposure to college gear advertising big-name universities tugged on my heartstrings and, in retrospect, conditioned me to value colleges based…

Student Spotlight: Kehisha Johnson, Class of 2022

Do it before you regret not doing it. Fortune cookies… they never get old. I held the small white slip of paper in between my fingers and mindlessly shoved it into my back pocket as if it meant nothing to me. And it hadn’t, at the time. It wasn’t until I discovered that it had…

Student Spotlight: Mohammad Fayaz Yourish, Class of 2022

Receiving the prestigious Global Explorer Scholarship from John Cabot University has been a dream come true for me. Growing up in post-9/11 Afghanistan meant I had to endure many of my country’s dividing conflicts and stagnation in terms of progress. Because of the generation I grew up in, being accepted to one of the best American…

Student Spotlight: Una Vaskovic, Class of 2020

My name is Una Vaskovic; I am a Bosnian-Serbian citizen and I originally left my hometown of Banja Luka to study at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade, Serbia. Although I have enjoyed my time in Belgrade, it has always been my dream to study in a foreign city. I am so excited to…

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