What I Hope to get out of Studying Abroad in Paris

Can a study abroad experience truly be “life-changing?” It is common to hear from people who have studied abroad that their experience in another country was “life-changing.” I am not sure if that that phrase is more of a cliché than a literal assertion, but as I am nearing the beginning of my semester in…

It’s time for lift-off!

Hello everyone! My name is Katie Sparling. I will be participating in the 2021-2022 Jesus College Fellowship at the University of Cambridge. At the University of Pittsburgh, I am a rising junior pursuing a major in biological sciences with minors in chemistry and Spanish. I am the president and co-founder of Soccer for Social Change,…

Studying Abroad in Paris – A Brief Introduction

Hello my name is Stefan Bordeianu, and I will be studying abroad in Paris for the fall semester of 2021. I will be posting about my experiences in Paris on the Pitt Honors Blog, and I thought it would be appropriate to introduce myself before I begin my series of blog entries. Although I have…

Conclusion Post GBI: London

Global Business Institute: London is over now, so it’s time to sum up my international experience and to describe the growth I see in myself personally, academically, and professionally. My primary goal for this program was to become a better critical thinker that leads to better decision making. And decision making includes planning, controlling, organizing,…

My experience taking classes abroad

I can honestly say that studying abroad was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Living in another country gave me the opportunity to get familiar with a new culture, meet new people and find new places to explore. I learned to live in the present moment and appreciate the small things. To…

GBI: London

I am participating in Global Business Institute: London, so my host city is London. It is one of the oldest cities in the world; its history goes back almost two millennia, and one of the most cosmopolitan. By far, the largest metropolis in the UK, it is also the economic, transport and cultural center of…

Goals to achieve

I think a career in entrepreneurship should consist of several stages in order to learn how to solve complex business problems. First of all, statistical and economic analysis of data and the market make financially profitable decisions possible. Marketing, communication and strategy will help convince the customer to buy something. Development of supply chains and…

GBI: London

Hello everyone! My name is Daria Osiian and I am a sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh. I am a student within the College of Business Administration with a major in Finance and a minor in statistics, pursuing an additional International Business Certificate. I’m from Orenburg, it’s a city in southwest Russia, near the border…

Blogpost #8: Reflecting on the Iceberg and the Course

From today’s simulation, our groups were placed in two different scenarios: the first one as a solar wireless speaker company, and the other as a distributor if clean water to areas in need. In our initial run, I was a nonnative English speaker who could only read every other word or so that the other…