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Reflections from Audrey: A CS Sociology Student

Happy Thursday, Blog! I can hardly believe how close we are to the end of Chicago Semester Fall 2019!! As much as I’m trying to reminisce and make the most of every day here, things are flying by SO quickly. Between deadlines for work, classes and thinking ahead to Thanksgiving Break, I’ve had a hard…
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Reflections from Audrey: A CS Sociology Student

Hey again!   This week has been a slower week in terms of a schedule, but ironically quite a bit more hectic in terms of “big life moments.” To give some context, it’s good to know that in the city things can get really overwhelming all of a sudden if you don’t keep them in…
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Reflections from Audrey: A CS Sociology Student

Hello again!   You know that feeling of thinking you’ve gone without being sick for just a little too long? It almost seems like you’re just waiting to wake up with a mysterious illness? This week I think the adrenaline of being in the city and constantly doing things finally wore off and the germs…
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Reflections from Audrey: A CS Sociology Student

Hey vlog! And yes, I know this isn’t a video blog or a misspelling of blog, but that was a shout out to a few good Hope friends (you know who you are) :). Fall has officially hit in Chicago and I could not be happier about it! If you know one thing about me,…
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Reflections from Audrey: A CS Sociology Student

Hi everyone! My name is Audrey Revercomb and I study Sociology at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. I’m a senior there and this semester in Chicago is actually my last as a student. As bitter-sweet as that is, it makes everything I experience in Chicago mean a little bit more. Something I have always admired…
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Final CS Reflections- Spring 2019

Our Spring 2019 Semester wrapped up last week. We are so proud of everything that our CS’ers accomplished while in Chicago! Below are some final reflections and memories from a couple of our semester bloggers. Thanks for following along this semester!   Anna Vanderwall Chicago semester has given me the opportunity to explore the world…
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Reflections from Matt: A CS Marketing Student

This past month has been filled with new challenges, familiar faces, new faces becoming familiar faces, self-discovery, good food, and some unforgettable experiences. Now that I’m almost two months into my time in Chicago (When did that happen?!) I feel like I’ve really established a firm foothold in the city. I know where I like…
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Reflections from Matthew: A CS Business and Communication Student

Windy City Welcome I can only think of a few instances in my life where I arrived somewhere and instantly knew I belonged. The first of these came when I stepped on Hope College’s campus for first time during a junior visit day a few years ago, and the second of these came a few…
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Reflections from Daryn: A CS English Student

I cannot believe my time in Chicago has come to an end! It has been the most unforgettable experience and one that has undoubtedly been foundational for the course of the rest of my life. As far as my vocation goes, I’ve gained invaluable knowledge about life as a professional and more clarity on what…
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Reflections from Janelle: A CS English Student

Endings and Beginnings Even in my last few days in Chicago, I was still making new discoveries. My gingerbread team made a fantastic replica of the John Hancock building at the CS Christmas party, for one. But yesterday, I discovered for the first time that Canterbury Apartments has a back alley. I also discovered that…
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