Study Away Blog

Undergraduate students finding themselves in new learning environments, far away or close to home.

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Too Many Goodbyes

Posted on January 15, 2019 by Alta Millar

This morning, I said goodbye to the friends I made at Laban, to my housemates and to the memories I’ve collected over the months. I’m not heading back home quite yet though.

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Final Exams at Laban

Posted on December 20, 2018 by Alta Millar

Now with my exciting term at Trinity Laban sadly coming to a close, I’m able to reflect on the differences between this conservatoire environment and Marlboro College. There are plenty of differences—too many to list.

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Bungee Jumping, the Dance

Posted on December 3, 2018 by Alta Millar

One of my favorite courses at Trinity Laban is Choreography, which invites our independent artistic and creative endeavors.

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Finding Home in the Routines

Posted on November 21, 2018 by Alta Millar

With only three weeks left of Trinity Laban’s fall term, I’ve been thinking a lot about my return home and how I’m going to share my experience. Honestly, sometimes I really don’t know.

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Riding the Creative Process

Posted on November 8, 2018 by Alta Millar, Marlboro student doing semester program at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London.

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When in Bath...

Posted on November 1, 2018 by Alta Millar

Trinity Laban, my host institution while abroad, recently had their mid-term break. It’s a week meant for studying, exam preparation, and some much-needed relaxation. I knew that I wanted to make the most out of this break, since I’m only studying here for one term.

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Ice Dancing with The Pros

Posted on October 25, 2018 by Alta Millar

Part of my study abroad adventure has been experiencing performances by other dancers with a diversity of perspectives and practices.

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Expectations Abound Abroad

Posted on October 18, 2018 by Alta Millar

You know when you’re really excited about something and you keep imagining it over and over again? How you go through each moment, analyzing each scenario, as if you’re mapping it out before it even happens. This is probably one my favorite things to do.

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Home Alone in London

Posted on October 8, 2018 by Alta Millar

It wasn’t until the first night in my new house that I realized that I was truly alone. Aware that I was in a different city, disoriented and unsure of what I was doing in London, I tried my best to collect myself.

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