Testimonials

The CUPA Experience

While CUPA students represent a diversity of interests and backgrounds, they all share a passion for discovery. Studying abroad is often referred to as a life-changing experience and returning students always have unique stories to tell. However, for prospective students it is hard to know what daily life will be like before living it firsthand. The Day in the Life project was born of the desire to give these students a better idea of what to expect once they get settled into their Parisian lives.

David Weller

A day in the life of David Weller

Paris is small. You might hear it, think you understand, even look at a map and see that it’s hardly 10 kilometers wide and fewer still north-south, but it doesn’t really set in for me until I fire up Google Maps on...
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Keval Gala

A day in the life of Keval Gala

To fully immerse himself, Keval went beyond learning about postcolonial francophone authors in the classroom and sought out other resources to better understand the nuances of French culture. Between his meetings with Esther, CUPA's French Language T.A., and meeting with a French...
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Caleb Codding

A day in the life of Caleb Codding

I do not want to write about just one day in my Parisian life because even that would take ages, with every moment stretched out like they were for me. I do want to convey just how meaningful those moments were to...
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Ryohei Ozaki

A day in the life of Ryohei Ozaki

The sun is setting behind the southern wing of the Louvre that sits along the Seine. The bustle of people below is calming. The Ferris wheel at the western entrance of the Tuileries turns slowly, beyond which stands the Arc de Triomphe...
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