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15 Things No One Tells You About Semester At Sea

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1. The first few weeks on the ship will be REALLY fucking hard.

During those days, no one knows what's going on, everyone's seasick, and you have a lot of free time with people you just met.


5. Your professors will see you in all sorts of settings.

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It's awkward, but remember this: They feel just as uncomfortable.


9. You live in one hell of a bubble.

You have no sense of time, pop culture, or current events, and when you get off the ship, you'll feel like Kimmy Schmidt emerging from the underground bunker.

10. You don't always stay in the city you port in.

The port city isn't always the safest or biggest, so most likely you'll be flying or driving to different parts of the country.

11. Hydration has never been more important in your life.

Always fill up your water bottle before leaving the ship because you never know when you will find more drinking water. Also important if you are going out every night in port.

13. The crew is honestly the best.

There are too many to list here, but they are some of the nicest people you will ever meet and they spoil you.

14. And the professors are out of this world.

Semester at Sea

Its a competitive program for students, but even more so for professors. Take advantage of how smart and incredible these people are.

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