Countdown to Hope

* Note: This post is updated annually in January for newly admitted students. It’s a new year! And a new chapter for you as well. You’ll be starting college life in just a few months. These are exciting times — but let’s be honest, these can be stressful times, too. We want to take the worry […]

Getting To Know Me–Orientation Weekend Style

Happy Friday Eve! I hope your week has been wonderful thus far. I have to apologize—as college life tends to require—I hit the ground running with this whole blogging experience and did not take the time to introduce myself! So, here’s a little information about me Orientation Weekend Style 🙂 Name?: Erin Hoolahan Year?: Freshman […]

My first full week in France!

Hi everyone! Sorry I haven’t written since my arrival! I have been so busy getting used to my new daily life and schedule. Last weekend, only a day after my arrival in France, I went to Tours for an orientation weekend. I spent Friday night exploring the downtown area with some friends. We went on […]

My Summer + Orientation 2013!

Hello Everyone! Even though I already made my first post of the year, I wanted to talk a little bit about my summer! From early May to mid July, not much happened. I was at home in Iowa, where I watched sheep play behind my house and way too many shows on Netflix. But seriously, […]

Hope Friends. Nothing Better.

Hello Everyone! I hope everyone is enjoying summer! Life in Holland has been excellent. I would like to tell you a little bit about my friends from Hope and the people here. Some of you may be incoming freshmen who are nervous about making friends right away. I definitely was nervous about making new friends […]