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Navigating the Transmilenio – Bogota’s Rapid Bus Transit

Navigating the Transmilenio – Bogota’s Rapid Bus Transit

To become a true bogotano, you have to familiarize yourself with the famed bus system, el TransMilenio.

November 12, 2019 ×
The Art of the Struggle

The Art of the Struggle

n my last post, I mentioned that I would probably be stumbling through Spanish conversation for a few weeks. Well, I’m proud to announce that after living here for three months — I’m absolutely still stumbling.

November 4, 2019 ×
A Trip to Tatacoa

A Trip to Tatacoa

Just recently, the four Tulanians studying abroad in Colombia went on a weekend excursion to el desierto de la Tatacoa. Located about 175 miles Southwest of Bogotá, this arid natural wonder is not actually a desert in the traditional sense but rather what remains of a tropical rain forest that gradually dried up to become a desert.

October 25, 2019 ×
Increasing Mindfulness with Student Startup Mind

Increasing Mindfulness with Student Startup Mind

It can be overwhelming to discuss a week’s worth of events in a one-hour therapy session, so many therapy patients resort to jotting down notes of events over the course of a week. For student startup founder Joel Hochman, this tactic was just not cutting it. “I was walking to […]

October 21, 2019 ×
In Guatape, near Medellin, Colombia

Embracing a Place and its People: My Year Abroad in South America

Towards the end of my 10 months abroad, I made a list of things I had done for the first time. Some of the items were travel related — camped in the desert, swam in the Pacific Ocean, hiked in the Andes Mountains — while others were more related to personal growth — took academic subjects in Spanish, made friends from all over the world and went five months without seeing my family.

October 1, 2019 ×
Adjusting to life in a Megacity: São Paulo, Brazil

Adjusting to life in a Megacity: São Paulo, Brazil

I knew from even before I started college, I wanted to incorporate international contexts and experiences to whatever I wanted to study. In a time when people and cultures all over the world are so interconnected, having experience outside the U.S. is vital. By the time my second semester of […]

September 16, 2019 ×
Oh right, I’m going abroad

Oh right, I’m going abroad

On June 2, 2019, I realized the next two years of my life were going to be consolidated within two suitcases. I was leaving to spend the summer away from home, spending my fall and spring semesters abroad, then spending the next summer away from home as well. I’d probably […]

September 11, 2019 ×
My tips to enhance your experience abroad

My tips to enhance your experience abroad

My name is Giuseppe Race, I am from Italy and I was a student at Tulane University for a five-month exchange during the spring of 2019. Prior to this experience, I studied at UCLA for a summer term, and between my bachelor’s and my master’s degree, I decided to take […]

August 26, 2019 ×
Tulane alums found The Spoke, a new way to source recommendations

Tulane alums found The Spoke, a new way to source recommendations

Tom Stern and Brenan Keller graduated from Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business in 2014. While they were students, they started their very first business together. Though that business didn’t work out, the two friends used what they learned from that first experience to build a new recommendations engine – […]

August 9, 2019 ×
Freeman School alum launches “eharmony” for manufacturing

Freeman School alum launches “eharmony” for manufacturing

Michael Lizanich II graduated from Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business in 2016. In addition to his studies, he spent his time playing football and starting his very own business. Read on to learn how he sold his first business before graduating and started a new one! Tell us about […]

July 19, 2019 ×