Ashton Abroad

Ashton Abroad

Posted On June 23, 2013
Categories Ashton Abroad

Want to know more about what it’s like to study abroad as a Georgia State University Honors College student? Take a peek into the global experience of our very own Ashton Brasher, a Presidential Scholar, who spent Maymester 2013 in the United Kingdom. Ashton blogged about her study abroad experience from start to finish. From… more »

Farewell to Edinburgh

Tomorrow I embark on my final location transfer.  It’s bye-bye to Scotland and hello to our last stop: Dublin, Ireland.

I can hardly believe there is only a week left.  However, a few of us definitely contracted some home-sickness earlier in the week.  I think that’s a natural reaction to reaching the halfway point.  Some… more »

Looking Outside So That I Might Look In

Many exhausted greetings from Edinburgh!

I write this post with heavy eyelids from a whirlwind of a week.  It has been a truly overwhelming few days here in the most beautiful city I could have ever imagined.  While London was intellectually overwhelming and it felt like a race to see every last thing in a… more »

The End of London

Posted On May 21, 2013 by Ashton Brasher, Georgia State Honors College Class of 2015

Today was a day filled with all the bittersweet feelings imaginable.  At 11 this morning, I boarded a train to Edinburgh from King’s Cross Station.  (Only after taking my picture at Platform 9 3/4, of course.)

Edinburgh is breathtaking.  I finally feel like I’m actually in a different country.  London was quite Americanized other than… more »

Day 3: Gardens, Religion, Shakespeare, and Dickens

Let me begin by saying that I learned more today than I can even begin to outline in one blog post. The day began with class in the beautiful Kyoto Gardens.  I have never seen so many tulips in my life.  The icing on the cake, however, was seeing a peacock with all of its… more »

The IEF Scholarship

Posted On April 12, 2013 by Ashton Brasher, Georgia State Honors College Class of 2015

Hello again! I just received some exciting news that I couldn’t wait to share. While the process of preparing for my time abroad has been relatively stress-free, the process of saving money has been quite a task. I have learned a lot about budgeting and money management but I still felt like the numbers were… more »

A New Adventure!

Posted On March 2, 2013 by Ashton Brasher, Georgia State Honors College Class of 2015

Greetings, readers! Thank you for visiting my blog. I hope you’ll enjoy following me on my upcoming adventures abroad. I am incredibly excited for everything that awaits me and I know there will be countless stories to share. As you can see above, my passport finally came in the mail. As someone who has never… more »