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MC student studied abroad as a freshman

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Feature Slider, Perspectives | 0 comments

   Standing on the slippery stone, I looked across the ocean. The wind was harsh and cutting. The sky was bright, clear and blue. I could see for miles. From where I was, Scotland was in the distance.     A plethora of rolling hills peaked out of the spray of the sea. The ocean crashed against the strangely shaped rocks. A seagull picked at its feathers. The waves lapped, shaping and eroding the honeycombed shaped rocks. I stood in awe of what was before me: an entire stone kingdom shaped by time, erosion, and lava long gone. This was Ireland.     Over the summer before my freshman year, someone from the International House posted in the Maryville College Class of 2020 Facebook Group that they were still looking for students for a J-Term trip, and that the professors were opening it...

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