Category Archives: Student Blog Posts

Exploring the Leatherback Sea Turtle Population in Costa Rica

Study Away students are currently studying in Costa Rica with MSU West Plains professor, Ana Estrella-Riollano.  During their time in Costa Rica, participants will be in contact with the environmental, scientific, and cultural characteristics of the region. Students will have …

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The Top of Tokyo Sky Tree: Meeting My Pen Pal For the First Time

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  That girl on the left above is my pen pal. I wrote my first letter to her 4 years ago. My Japanese was horrible, I could only use Hiragana and Katakana, my Kanji was illegible, and I could only …

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National Diet Building, Imperial Palace, Sensoji Buddhist Temple, and Asakusa Tour

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Get ready for a long post! Every weekend that I have a culture class trip, I am surprised by what we are shown. As you’ll see from the photographs and video, Asakusa is very much where old meets new. The …

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KCP Japanese Language School! Trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine and Takeshita Dori.

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Hello! It’s nice to meet everyone! My name is Brittany and I am going to KCP International Language School through Missouri State University for Japanese Language and Culture Credit. I have an Individualized Major in Japanese Language and TESOL. I …

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