Study abroad according to: Michelle Gallo

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine

Why do you travel? Ever since I started traveling a few years ago, people have been asking me why I love to explore and live in new places. There are so many reasons why and yet people often find reasons why not. “My pillow’s comfortable here, I like New York, and they don’t speak English…” No more excuses- just go. To travel and to live in a new place is, in a word, awe-inspiring. You learn new things and a new way of living, meet completely different types of people, and enjoy every second of it. The mundane aspects of everyday life suddenly become interesting and every time you get lost it’s a new opportunity to explore. Yes, traveling can be nerve-wracking but living and studying in a new place will change your life. I promise. Studying in Ireland over the past year has changed everything for me. I made amazing friends, lived up the Irish lifestyle, traveled all over Europe and can’t wait until I can do it all again. Pace’s study abroad program is constantly expanding-now is the time to take advantage of it. You won’t regret it. Just think of all the stories you’ll have when you get back to Pace. “This one time in Amsterdam…”