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.

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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Holly Dennis

A day in the life of Holly Dennis

Time goes by quickly in Paris and Holly made sure to she took full advantage of every minute. In addition to class and cultural visits, she used Paris' central location to discover other parts of Europe.
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